White nettle / White dead-nettle flower

Contest winner of april of 2016

On april of 2016 this picture was presented to be identified

Flower contest april of 2016

With the following description:

Medicinal plant with white flowers and similar leaves to those of nettles. Young leaves are edible and can be eaten in salads. Natural from Europe but introduced in America.Botanical-online.com

The correct answer was:

Lamium album L.

Known colloquially as:

White nettle / White dead-nettle


Among the winners, winner has come out:

¡Nuria Lombraña Gordo!


Award of the month winner of april of 2016

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