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Macaronesia, Medit., Europe to Siberia (from WCSP);
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Fotos taken on a bicycletrip in Bremen-Ritterhude April 2011. Has medicinal use.
Wiki says: Though superficially similar to a nettle in appearance, it is not related and does not sting, hence the name “deadnettle”.

Typical weed in gardens…….



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Fotos taken on a bicycletrip in Bremen-Ritterhude April 2011.
Has medicinal use.
Wiki says: Though superficially similar to a nettle in appearance, it is
not related and does not sting, hence the name “deadnettle”

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Lamium perpureum L.: 6 very high res. images.
Location: Central Park, Romford, UK
Altitude: 40 m.
Date: 10 February 2022
Habit : Wild


There is an excellent well-illustrated 202 page PDF on all the Lamium taxa on this URL that may be of interest – http://bot.biologia.unipi.it/chiavi/Lamium.pdf

By the way is ID OK ?


Yes – for L. purpureum (spelling:))
If you have any other UK wild plants do let me know.
(Garden plants are a different matter since I’m not a gardener!)


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SK 3367 20 March 2022: 5 very high res. images.

Location: Langton Garden, Romford, UK
Altitude: 15 m.
Date: 26 February 2022
Habit : Cultivated ??
Lamium ..??

Pl. check Lamium purpureum


Looks different from https://groups.google.com/g/indiantreepix/b8 !


Definitely Lamium purpureum… common name Red dead nettle.
See below for my images.
https://www.flickr.com/search/?user_id=11713966%40N02&sort=date-taken-desc&text=lamium%20purpureum&view_all=1


OK



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