Red Dead-nettle

Lamium purpureum

Common Name:
Red Dead-nettle
Scientific Name:
Lamium purpureum
Rank:
Dicots
Division:
Flowering Plants
Family (Vernacular):
mint and dead-nettle family
Family (Scientific):
Lamiaceae
Longevity:
Annual
Status1:
Archaeophyte
Soil Moisture:
Star Rating:
Flowering:
Mar - Oct
Height:
10 - 30cm

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Species Description

Red Dead-nettle is an annual archaeophyte (i.e. an 'ancient' introduction established in GB before AD 1500) growing 10-30 cm in height and produces reddish-purple flowers between March and October.