Lamium amplexicaule L. 


Names and Myths

Lamium Old Latin name of a nettle like plant mentioned by Pliny

amplexicaule clasping

Natural history / Folklore

Naturalized from Eurasia, where they are eaten raw as salad greens or cooked.32


Purplish or reddish flowers, purple-tinged blunt toothed leaves.

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