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overview this is a "non -macro" of the earlier flower I uploaded  Lamium purpureum,Red Deadnettle,bloom,blossom,botanical,flora,floral,flower,plant Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. This one is a little better for identification. It looks like a Purple Deadnettle (Lamium purpureum). It's very common in spring. Posted 7 years ago
  2. Thanks Scott for sharing the overview and thanks Wildflower for identifying it. Nice teamwork! Posted 7 years ago

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The red deadnettle, purple deadnettle, purple archangel, or velikdenche is a herbaceous flowering plant native to Europe and Asia.

It grows to 5–20 cm in height. The leaves have fine hairs, are green at the bottom and shade to purplish at the top; they are 2–4 cm long and broad, with a 1–2 cm petiole , and wavy to serrated margins.

The zygomorphic flowers are bright red-purple, with a top hood-like petal, two lower lip petal lobes and minute fang-like lobes between.They.. more

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by WildFlower
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By Scott Staley

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Uploaded Apr 23, 2013. Captured Apr 17, 2013 17:22.
  • NIKON D5100
  • f/5.6
  • 10/900s
  • ISO400
  • 55mm