Lamium amplexicaule


Upright to spreading stems from single root. Leaves opposite, middle and upper ones clasping stem, 1/2–1 in., widely oval to round, edges toothed to lobed. Flowers from leaf axils along upper stem. Flower consists of a red-purple tube, hairless inside, upper lip hood-like, about same length as lower lip. Grows in disturbed soils at low elevations.

  • Rarity: Common
  • Flowering Time: All Spring And Summer
  • Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial
  • Height: 4--15 inches
  • Habitat: Disturbed, Meadow
  • Found In: Olympic Np, Mt. Rainier Np, N Cascades Np
  • Native: No

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