any of several plants belonging to the genus Lamium, of the mint family, some species of which have whitish or variegated leaves and are cultivated as ornamentals or ground cover.
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How to use lamium in a sentence
A very instructive case was noticed by one of us in lamium galeobdolon, or yellow Archangel.Colouration in Animals and Plants | Alfred Tylor
Our common henbit dead-nettle (lamium amplexicaule) produces cleistogamic flowers, as do also some orchids.Darwinism (1889) | Alfred Russel Wallace
Astragalus is common on the borders of the fields, and in some of them Ervum, lamium and Vicia.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The | William Griffith
Tufts of lamium rhomboideum grew among the loose shingle, but no other plant seemed to vegetate in such an ungenial soil.Western Himalaya and Tibet | Thomas Thomson
The dead nettle (lamium) (Fig. 120, A) is a thoroughly typical example.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany | Douglas Houghton Campbell