Wild Clary - Salvia verbenaca
The purple blue flowers are in whorls in the terminal spike. The calyx has 5 teeth, split between an upper and lower lip. The upper lip has 4 of the teeth. The stem leaves are in pairs clasping the stem. Each pair at about 90 degrees to the last and toothed.
Grassland, bare ground, roadsides, dunes and slacks.
May to August.
Local in central and southern England and Wales, rare elsewhere.
Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 3 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015