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Lamium purpureum

Basic information
Scientific name Lamium purpureum

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Common names Red deadnettle
Higher taxon Lamiaceae, Lamiales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range Europe.
Habitat Farm area, fruit garden, vacancy, roadside, edge of forest, river side, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Almost entire Japan Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date The first record was in 1893 at Komaba, Tokyo.
Route Accidental introduction (with some vector).
Impact Competition wotj native species and crops. Parasite (insects, fungi, viruses).
Affected organism: Native plants and crops.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Asia, North America.
Reference Notes
  • Osada (1976) Colored Illustrations of Naturalized Plants of Japan. Hoikusha, Osaka (in Jpn)
  • Shimizu (ed) (2003) Naturalized Plants of Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • etc.