What is this river side plant with toothed(?) leaves

dandy_line(3B (Brainerd, Mn))June 1, 2012

I have this growing near the water line. It seems very unusual.

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lycopus(z5 NY)

Looks like Pedicularis lanceolata

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 12:04AM
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dandy_line(3B (Brainerd, Mn))

How neat. Thank you. I will have to monitor it when flowering to get a good verification.

    Bookmark   June 3, 2012 at 3:52AM
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lycopus got it. pedicularis is a very useful medicinal herb, its sedative and anodyne.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2012 at 7:08PM
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