Lamiales (weeds)

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Lamium purpureum (click on image to enlarge it)
Source: Open Media


This is a large order of plants, containing more than 20,000 species and many important weeds. Most are herbaceous plants, including a number of parasitic groups. Among other characters, the flowers are composed of 5 petals, fused into a tube and are bilaterally symmetric. The taxonomy of the order is under revision.

The group includes the following weed families: