[Deadnettles and Henbits West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Red Dead-nettle, Red Dead-nettle, Purple Deadnettle

Lamium purpureum var. incisum

Red Dead-nettle, Red Dead-nettle, Purple Deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. incisum

Red dead-nettle blooming along the trail to the beach at Bay Ocean Spit, Tillamook County, Oregon.........February 17, 2015.

Leafy inflorescence of Red Dead-nettle, Red Dead-nettle, Purple Deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. incisum

A close-up of the leafy inflorescence of red dead-nettle as seen along the Springwater Trail east of Gresham, OR at Palmblad Road.........April 2, 2011.

The flower of red dead-nettle, red dead-netle, purple deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. incisum - Flower of red dead-nettle, red dead-netle, purple deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. incisum

Close-up sideviews of the flowers of red dead-nettle as seen in the author's yard in Gresham, OR..........March 29, 2009.

Red Dead-nettle, Red Dead-nettle, Purple Deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. incisum - Red Dead-nettle, Red Dead-nettle, Purple Deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. incisum

The long, leafless upper stem (note the sharply angled, square stem) and leafy inflorescence of red dead-nettle as seen at left along the Springwater Trail east of Gresham, OR at Palmblad Road..........April 2, 2011. The photo at right shows a mass of red dead-nettle blooming in north-central Gresham.......April 6, 2020.

Paul Slichter