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Heal-all is both edible and medicinal. It can be used in salads, soups, stews, or boiled as a pot herb. The flowers grow from a clublike, somewhat square, whirled cluster, immediately below this club are a pair of stalkless leaves standing out on either side like a collar. Flowers are two lipped and tubular, the top lip is a purple hood, and the bottom lip is often white, it has three lobes with the middle lobe being larger and fringed upwardly.
Heal-all is a perennial herb found throughout Europe, Asia and the North America, as well as most temperate climates. Its origin seems to be European, though it has been documented in other countries since before any history of travel. It is often found growing in waste ground, grassland, woodland edges, usually on basic and neutral soils. It is grown in any damp soil in full sun or in light shade. Seeds are sown in very early spring in a flat outdoor area.
I spotted this growing along the Bruce Trail in Queeston park.