Lamium amplexicaule   Henbit Dead-nettle

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This is quite a common plant in Mediterranean countries and unlike in the British Isles where it sometimes hardly flowers or produces small, stunted blooms, here the long, attractive spotted flowers are easily seen. In large patches this plant can produce quite a show.

Countryside near Ano Stallos, Crete, 4th April 2007

Added on March 13th 2010

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