Taxon  Report   4561 
Lamium amplexicaule  L.
Giraffe head,  Henbit deadnettle
Lamium amplexicaule
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Lamium amplexicaule
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Lamium amplexicaule
© 2008 Gary McDonald
Lamium amplexicaule, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lamium amplexicaule
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Lamium
Communities:
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lamium amplexicaule var. album
More information about  Lamium amplexicaule
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LAAM)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 28, 2016).

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