Self-heal, a pretty little plant in the mint family.

Self-heal, Prunella vulgaris, blooms in sunny grassy spots on the Mendonoma coast. Mary Sue Ittner found it blooming on the Point Arena-Stornetta Lands recently.

Self Heal, Prunella vulgaris, by Mary Sue IttnerIts common name refers to its medicinal qualities. It is said to help heal cuts and inflammation.

Thanks to Mary Sue for allowing me to share her photo with you here.