Stachys alpina

Limestone Woundwort

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Common name

Limestone Woundwort

Scientific name

Stachys alpina L.

Conservation status and threats

NOT protected species in Bulgaria.

Description and identification

Stachys alpina is a perennial herbaceous plant. Stem erect, 50-100 cm tall, upper part with mixed simple and glandular hairs. Flowernig June-August1.

Distribution in Bulgaria

In the floristic regions: Western and Central Stara Planina, Vitoshka region, Western border mountains (Osogovska, Vlahina, Maleshevska), Pirin, Rila, Sredna gora and Rhodopes, from 900 to 2200 meters altitude2.

General distribution

Map of general distribution3:

Stachys alpina


1 Хинкова, Цв. 1963. В: Флора на Народна Република България, том І, София.

2 Assyov, B., A. Petrova, D. Dimitrov & R. Vassilev. 2012. Conspectus of the vascular flora of Bulgaria. Sofia, Bulgarian biodiversity foundation.

3 Stachys alpina L. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science.

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