Red Dead-nettle

Red Dead-nettle

Observation - Red Dead-nettle. Description: Called 'dead' nettle because it looks like stinging nettle but does not sting. The scientific part of its name 'lamium' comes from Greek and means/meant 'the throat' because, to the person who named it, its flower reminded him/her of an open throat.

Called 'dead' nettle because it looks like stinging nettle but does not sting. The scientific part of its name 'lamium' comes from Greek and means/meant 'the throat' because, to the person who named it, its flower reminded him/her of an open throat.