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Lion's Tail

Leonotis leonurus


Straight thin stalk with whorls of orange flowers at intervals.




Psychoactive plant.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Lion's ear
Leonotis nepetifolia Leonotis nepetifolia

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SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Read the blog, Rahul. Interesting...a weed here that villagers ignore (or maybe smoke ;) and a nursery plant there! Thanks. I wish I ahd come a little earlier in the season and caught it in full bloom.

SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Thank you, Archer 07. We toured Madhya Pradesh, India for 9 days but I saw this plant only in one place...where it lined the road like a weed.

Archer 07
Archer 07 5 years ago

This is a very interesting plant / flower. I have never seen one of these in California.

Rahul Upadhyay
Rahul Upadhyay 5 years ago

Always welcome.

Here's a link that might help with making out the species.


SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Thank you, Rahul for the ID.
Mark, thanks.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Strange but I like it.

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Spotted on Nov 29, 2015
Submitted on Dec 17, 2015


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