Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Spotted Dead-nettle - Lamium maculatum   L.
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DistributionKnown from 3 collections: 1997 and 2001 in Macon County and 2005 in Ashe County.

Native of Eurasia; in N.A. ME to Ont. and MN south to NC, TN, IL. Also in the far West.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatYard weed, roadside trash dump.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting April-September.
IdentificationThis species is readily identified by the pale green patches on the upper leaf surfaces -- these can be a central stripe or 2 stripes flanking a dark central zone. Like others in the genus, the small flowers are rose to magenta or purple.
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