Red Dead - nettle
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Taken at Doonfoot on 10th May 2015 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 

Taken at Skateraw on 7th may 2015 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Red Dead - Nettle.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Lamium purpureum.
Lamiaceae.
Herbaceous Perennial.

Habitat:
Blooms:
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Feature:

Roadsides, waste ground.
March - October
5 - 20 cm Tall
Young plants have edible tops and leaves, used in salads or in stirfry as a spring vegetable. If finely chopped it can also be used in sauces.