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Flower  White Dead Nettles

White Dead Nettles - Photo  Copyright 2000 Gary Bradley
Photo: G. Bradley

UK Safari Tip:
Need help identifying wild flowers? Checkout the ID chart called "Woodland Plants" in the Nature Shop - click here

Latin name: Lamium album

Size: Grow to a height of around 60cms.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Flowering months: May to December.

Habitat: Roadsides, woodland edges, hedgerows and waste ground.

Special features: Sometimes called 'dumb nettles' or 'blind nettles' these plants closely resemble stinging nettles, however they do not have the irritating stinging hairs, hence the names. You can easily distinguish them from stinging nettles when they are flowering.

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