Red Dead - nettle
Fact File
Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 6th May 2018 with Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 



 
Red Dead - Nettle.
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AKA:
Lamium purpureum.
Lamiaceae.
Herbaceous Perennial.

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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.