dead-nettle


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dead-nettle

any Eurasian plant of the genus Lamium, such as L. alba (white dead-nettle), having leaves resembling nettles but lacking stinging hairs: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
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Euphorbia robbiae, one of the cultivated spurges, produces yellow or green bracts in May and mixes well with Lamium maculatum, a species of dead-nettle but attractive for all that.
Dwi'n credu mai'r farddanhadlen goch (Lamium purpureum; red dead-nettle) ydi'r blodyn yma, ac mae hwn fel arfer yn blodeuo o fis Mawrth tan tua diwedd y flwyddyn.
He discovered intermediate dead-nettle, an unusual plant for the Formby area, unlike the prolific ragwort with sheep sorrels he also saw.
Gary found green alkanet, round leaved speedwell, red dead-nettle, bluebell and ivy-leaved speedwell all in bloom last month.