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Lamium garganicum

Lamier à Grandes Fleurs
Large Red Deadnettle

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

pink

Flower size

25-40 mm

Flowering months

February,

March,

April,

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Elliptic,

Cordate

Height

5-20 cm

Description

Rocky habitats and open scrub.

Flowers

The pinkish-purple flowers are borne on a long straight tube. The upper lip is hooded, the lower lip is split into 2 pointed lobes.

Leaves

Elliptic oval leaf, Cordate heart-shaped. Oval to heart-shaped, lobed or serrated.

Fruits Seeds

Nut: small enclosed within the calyx.

Edible

Leaves: gathered before flowering, quite hairy, best cooked.

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