Teucrium scorodonia Linnaeus 1753 (Family Lamiaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 25-75cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - August (Earliest: 23.6)

Protective Chemicals
Sesquiterpenoids Caryophyllene, Germacrene
Diterpenoids Hydroxyteuscorolide, Teupolin, Teuscorodin, Teuscorodonin
Flavonoids Luteolin
Other Phenolics Tannins

Biotopes:
Beech Forest Edge

Spruce Forest Edge
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Episyrphus balteatus

Sicus ferrugineus
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Parasites:
Phyllosticta teucrii

Ascochyta teucrii

Puccinia annularis

Amauromyza labiatarum

Liriomyza strigata

Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Melitaea athalia Larva

Several Tortricidae

Mesotype didymata

Pseudopanthera macularia

Polia nebulosa

Anania lancealis Larva

Sitochroa verticalis Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Wood Sage


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