Dead nettle

Lamium album l. var. barbatum

  • Dead nettle
  • Dead nettle
  • Dead nettle
  • Dead nettle
  • Flower name
    Dead nettle
  • Scientific name
    Lamium album l. var. barbatum
  • Alias踊子草, white nettle, white dead-nettle
  • Place of originJapan, Korea, China
  • Place of floweringLow mountains, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonApril, May, June

What is Dead nettle

Dead nettle (grass dancer, scientific name: Lamium album L. var. barbatum) is a perennial grass of the genus of Lamium native to China, Korea and Japan. Grows from Hokkaido to Kyushu mountains or path. From spring in early summer on wheels scattered inflorescences of white or pale pink lips shaped flowers bloom. According to the flower name dancer wearing a hat Corolla shape looks like a. Roots are used in Chinese medicine. 

Common name:Dead nettle, scientific name: Lamium album L. var. barbatum, aka : wild grass hemp, origin: Japan, Korea, China, Habitat: Hokkaido-shadow of Kyushu, Japan, and environment: field and path location, height: 30-50 cm leaf: wide oval, phyllotaxis: vs., petiole: aerobic, leaf: serrated with, left-right asymmetric flowers, rings scattered flowers, Corolla: lip-type / helmet-shaped, flower: April-June, flower color: white, pink, flower diameter: 3-4 cm, Applications: shoots, edible, roots in traditional Chinese medicine.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    L. album L. var. barbatum
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cymose inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeYears of grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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