BCP/Melampyrum lineare


Melampyrum lineare

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Profile for Melampyrum lineare (Cow-wheat)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herbaceous forb
Flowers:Tubular, creamy white with two lips. Resembles a snake's head.
Foliage:Leaves have two forms. Lower on the plant leaves are linear. Below the flowers, leaves have two pointed lobes behind the usual linear structure.
Stem:Erect, 15-40 cm
Life Cycle: Annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) June, July, August

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This page is a profile for the plant species Melampyrum lineare, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.