BCP/Lamium purpureum


Lamium purpureum

Plant colony

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Profile for Lamium purpureum (Deadnettle)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low, spreading herbaceous plant , flowering stems rising above the foliage
Flowers:Tubular, 2-lipped, pink or purple
Foliage:Reddish or purplish in early spring, fading to green as the season warms
Stem:square in cross section, densely covered by the leaves
Life Cycle: Winter annual
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Late Spring

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (invasive or naturalized) March, April, May
Central Pennsylvania: April
Prague, Czech Republic: (hluchavka nachová) (native) March
Central Bohemia, Czech Republic: (hluchavka nachováApril
South Bohemia, Czech Republic: (hluchavka nachováMarch, June
Moravia-Silesia, Czech Republic: (hluchavka nachová) (native) April, May

Additional images:

Deadnettle stands
Closeup image of flowers
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This page is a profile for the plant species Lamium purpureum, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.