Stachys sylvatica Linnaeus 1753 (Family Lamiaceae)


Plant

Flower

Leaf

Fruit

Height: 30-100cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - August (Earliest: 4.6)

Protective Chemicals
Iridoids Acetylharpagide, Harpagide, Harpagoside
Monoterpenoids Carene
Sesquiterpenoids Bicyclogermacrene, Cadinene, Caryophyllene, Copaene,
Farnesene, Germacrene, Humulene, Spathulenol
Flavonoids Hyperoside
Alkanes Tetracosane

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Bombus pascuorum
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Neoerysiphe galeopsidis

Septoria stachydis

Amauromyza labiatarum

Liriomyza strigata

Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Arctia caja

Diaphora mendica

Cnephasia incertana

Cnephasia stephensiana

Autographa pulchrina

Pseudopanthera macularia

Cassida viridis
Possible Herbivores:
Several Crambidae

Several Tortricidae
Sapivores:
Dicyphus errans

Dicyphus stachydis

Aulacorthum solani
Possible Sapivores:
Tingis pilosa

Evacanthus acuminatus
Florivores:
Lamiogethes brunnicornis Larva
Granivores:
Tritomegas bicolor Nymph
Possible Granivores:
Grypocoris sexguttatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Hedge Woundwort


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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