Horehound is a member of the Mint Family.
grows to 3 feet
in height and has
oval green leaves with deep wrinkles above which grow in pairs below
each flower whorl to 1.5 inches in length. It grows in disturbed areas
such as along roadsides, fields and in pastures.
Horehound is not native to
the US, it was introduced from Europe. It is used as a flavoring
Horehound blooms between April - September and
produces tiny white flowers to 0.25 inches in length which grow in
whorls along the stem.