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HENBIT DEAD-NETTLE Lamium amplexicaule (Lamiaceae) Height to 20cm. A trailing, branched and often rather straggly annual. Grows on cultivated soil and disturbed ground, typically in dry locations. FLOWERS are 15-20mm long and pinkish purple with a hairy lip and long corolla tube; borne in widely spaced whorls (Mar-Nov). Only a few flowers in a given whorl open at any one time, and some remain small and closed. FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are rounded and blunt-toothed, the upper ones almost unstalked. STATUS-Widespread but only locally common and least so in the N.
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HENBIT DEAD-NETTLE Lamium amplexicaule (Lamiaceae) Height to 20cm. A trailing, branched and often rather straggly annual. Grows on cultivated soil and disturbed ground, typically in dry locations. FLOWERS are 15-20mm long and pinkish purple with a hairy lip and long corolla tube; borne in widely spaced whorls (Mar-Nov). Only a few flowers in a given whorl open at any one time, and some remain small and closed. FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are rounded and blunt-toothed, the upper ones almost unstalked. STATUS-Widespread but only locally common and least so in the N.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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