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Cut-leaved Dead-nettle

Lamium hybridum

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Plant Data

Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Order:
Lamiales
Family:
Lamiaceae (Dead-nettle)
Type:
Flower
Life Cycle:
Annual or Perennial
Maximum Size:
30 centimetres tall
Habitats:
Farmland, gardens, roadsides, wasteland.

Flower:
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Red, 2 petals
 
Small clusters of pinkish-purple, 5-lobed flowers. The petal tube of Cut-leaved Dead-nettle is much shorter than that of the similar looking Red Dead-nettle (Lamium purpureum). 4 stamens.
Fruit:
The fruit is a brown, 4-parted and slightly bristly nutlet.
Leaves:
An annual flower similar to Red Dead-nettle but the upper leaves are more deeply toothed. Stalked, heart-shaped leaves in opposite pairs up the erect stem. The stems are square in cross-section. Grows mainly on cultivated ground.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Similar Species:
Distribution Map

Reproduced by kind permission of the BSBI.

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