Family: Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
Other Scientific Names: Lamium galeobdolon
Other Common Names: Herman’s Pride, Deadnettle, False Lamium
Growth Form/Reproduction: Commonly spread to natural areas is through dumped hanging baskets or garden waste.
Legal Status: None.
Ecological:By forming a dense blanket of leaves, it out-shades practically every other plant on the forest floor.
Human: ornamental vine for hanging baskets but once Lamiastrum gains a foothold outside of a hanging basket arrangement, it is very difficult to keep under control. Beautiful as it is, this trailing creeper has the tendency to sneak over backyard fences and invade our natural area. By forming a dense blanket of leaves, it out-shades practically every other plant on the forest floor.
Habitat: Shade loving species which can grow under a dense canopy cover as well as open areas.
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