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Related to Deadnettles: Lamium album
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Noun1.Lamium - genus of Old World herbs: dead nettlesLamium - genus of Old World herbs: dead nettles; henbits
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
dead nettle - any of various plants of the genus Lamium having clusters of small usually purplish flowers with two lips
Lamium album, white dead nettle - European dead nettle with white flowers
henbit, Lamium amplexicaule - Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers
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Another group of plants, which are familiar garden plants but were once used as herbs, are the Deadnettles (Lamium spp.).
I think this recommendation should be used with care, as in the well composted soil of a potato patch, the Deadnettle could become invasive.