Lousewort, wood betony
Fruit/Seed Maturation Sign
Seeds are light brown, outside of capsule is yellowish, beginning to turn brown
Fruit/Seed Collection Dates
Late May to early June
Needs stratification and a host plant; make a slit in soil next to a grass and sow seed about 3/8 inch deep (Shirley 1994).
Modest seed output and vegetative spread (Barkely 1986, Gleason and Cronquist 1991).
Separate small seeds from capsule using sieve