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Red Deadnettle

Lamium purpureum


Flowers are red to purple. It grows to 5–20 cm in height. The leaves have fine hairs, are green at the bottom and purplish at the top; they are 2–4 cm long and broad, with a 1–2 cm long stalk.


meadows or along roadsides.


The top of young plants are edible.

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Meik 12 years ago

Thanks Laura! I found these around the house, too. They were forming a nice carpet there.

LauraMaria 12 years ago

Cool photos, Meik! I have been seeing a lot of these pop up around my house too, I should get some snaps as they're quite beautiful little flowers! Nice series :)

Meik Meißner
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Meik Meißner

Göttingen, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Spotted on Mar 28, 2012
Submitted on Mar 28, 2012

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