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Lamium maculatum L.

Family - Lamiaceae

Common Name - Spotted Dead-nettle

 

Not Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Grassland
Hedgerows
Roadsides
Wasteland
Description of Genus

The flower has distinct upper and lower lips. The upper lip is like a hood over the anthers. The lower lip has 2 lobes at its base and on the sides of the lip are a pair of smaller lobes/teeth.

Both sides of leaf of Lamium maculatum
Quentin GroomWhole plant not in flower of Lamium maculatum
Quentin Groom
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during June, June, July, August and October.

Fruit

Botanically the fruit is called either a nutlet, or a schizocarp.

Flower

The flower is zygomorphic

Names in other languages and countries

USA
Spotted Henbit
Poland
Jasnota plamista

Other features

Spotted leaves

Chromosome Number (2N)

18

Latin Synonyms


Lamium album