Galeopsis bifida Boenn.
FamilyLabitae — APG family: Lamiaceae
SynonymsGaleopsis tetrahit var. bifida (Boenn.) Lej. & Court., Galeopsis tetrahit subsp. bifida (Boenn.) E. Fries.
Common namehemp nettle
DescriptionStem hispid, also hispid between nodes; leaves ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, with cuneate base, coarsely serrate, obtuse or somewhat acute, petiolated, sparsely pubescent on both sides, with appressed white hairs; corolla purple, pink, or white, the middle lobe small, deeply emarginate, the network of dark markings reaching margin.
EcologyWaste places; an introduced weed. Described from Westphalia.
The closely related G. tétrahit L., also a weed, can be expected to occur in Alaska; it differs in having the stem hispid chiefly on the nodes, the base of the leaves rounded, the middle lobe of the corolla entire, the dark markings only at the base, and the flowers larger.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.