Nature notes and photos from BC, Canada, mostly in the Lower Fraser Valley, Bella Coola, and Vancouver Island.
It looks a bit like Russian sage, but the leaves are more deeply cut than I am used to.
Nice pictures of the bumblebee in any case!
I agree with Sara. Other possible is a member of the Stachys genus. I cannot tell from your photo if the stem is square.I vote a garden escapee like the Russian Sage or one of its kinlove the fuzzy texture in the flower capsule.Bees are always a fun subject.
Thanks, all. Yes, I think it is Russian sage.
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