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Yellow Archangel

Lamiastrum galeobdolon

Plant Description

Yellow bell shaped flowers, opposite leaves with silver or white pattern on top; spreads by seeds and runners.

Plant Details

Life Forms
ODA Listing
Soil and Moisture Conditions
Suggested Actions
Shade Preference
Mature Height 9-15"
Distribution Found in much of western Oregon
Control Hand pull or dig. Repeat annually until no plants are found.
Disposal Methods Seal and bag and dispose of in trash.
Reproduction and Spread Spreads vegetatively across the landscape at a rate of 3' per year.
Introduced Introduced from eastern Eruope to US, probably in the 1980s.
Look Alikes Creeping Charlie
Impact When it escapes from residential plantings, it becomes invasive, forming dense patches. Yellow archangel outcompetes native plant species and provides poor food and shelter for native wildlife.
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