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Are these nettles?

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,286
    edited May 2021
    They’re White Deadnettles ... no sting and wonderful for bumblebees ... the roadsides are full of them at the moment ... so pretty. 😊 when we were children we’d suck the sweetness from the flowers. 😋
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  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 28,583
    If they sting, yes they are nettles.  If not they are dead-nettles which come in several forms with creamy flowers, purpley pink flowers and another with variegated leaves and yellow flowers.
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  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,297
    White dead nettle, Lamium album. Dead because it doesn't sting!
    Very popular with bees and quite pretty. I have this and the red version growing wild here on a sunny bank.
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