Habit Foliage Flowers
Red dead nettle (Lamium purpureum) foliage is cordate (heart-shaped),
hairy, and has distinctly sunken veins.
The image below shows red dead nettle growing up through common chickweed.
Notice how alternating pairs of leaves develop at right angles to
each other. This is a common characteristic of plants in the mint
The upper leaves of most plants are purple in color (hence the common name).
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