The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Deadnettle, Red; Purple

Latin Name:

Lamium purpurem

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Lamium purpureum, known as red dead-nettle, purple dead-nettle, or purple archangel, is an annual herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe and Asia. It is high in vitamin A, C, and K, as well as calcium and fiber.