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Red Deadnettle

Lamium purpureum

Description:

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.

Habitat:

meadows or along roadsides.

Notes:

The top of young plants are edible.

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2 Comments

Meik
Meik 8 years ago

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

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 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
Spotted by
Meik Meißner

Göttingen, Niedersachsen (Landmasse), Germany

Lat: 51.52, Long: 9.94

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

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