||Meadows, roadsides, disturbed soil
||Pale lavender to pink flowers clustered along the stem. Flowers are small, 2-lipped from a tubular base with an arched upper lip and lower lip with 3 lobes. Outside the upper lip is densely covered with white hairs. Flowers form whorls in leaf axis.
||Leaves are in pairs (opposite) and have long stalks from the stem. Lower leaves are 2-4″ long and have 3 long sharp-pointed lobes, each with a few sharp teeth.
||Stems are erect, stout, and 4-sided. Motherwort originated in Asia and was imported from Europe. It has been used as a medicinal for heart ailments and menstrual disorders.