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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 Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Sep 1, 2019. Captured May 22, 2019 12:14 in Unnamed Road, 1318 Loški Potok, Slovenia.
  • Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  • f/4.5
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO400
  • 70mm