White Dead-nettle - Lamium album
Short to medium, faintly aromatic and patch forming plant. Stoloniferous, stems spreading to erect. Leaves heart shaped to oval, toothed and stalked. Flowers white 20 to 25 mm long the corolla tube curved near the base. The upper lip is very hairy, the lower lip with 2-3 small teeth.
Grassy habitats, hedgerows, roadside verges.
April to November.
Very common throughout most of Britain, but scarcer in northern Scotland and parts of Wales and Ireland.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 601 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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