Lamium album Linnaeus 1753 (Family Lamiaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 20-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous
Hermaphrodite, Flowering April - June (Earliest: 29.3)

Protective Chemicals
Terpenoids Saponins
Phenolics Acteoside, Lamalboside, Tannins

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Spruce Forest Edge

Around Buildings
Flower Visitors:
Several Apidae

Tersilochus jocator

Microplitis spectabilis

Rhingia campestris

Lamiogethes morosus
Seed Dispersal:
Formicidae
Parasites:
Ramularia lamiicola

Neoerysiphe galeopsidis

Several Agromyzidae

Dasineura lamiicola
Possible Parasites:
Apteropeda orbiculata Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Several Geometridae

Many Noctuidae

Arctia caja

Cassida viridis

Chrysolina fastuosa
Possible Herbivores:
Callimorpha dominula

Phragmatobia fuliginosa Larva

Celypha lacunana

Cnephasia incertana

Autographa gamma

Hoplodrina octogenaria Larva

Udea prunalis Larva

Tenthredo atra Larva

Phyllobius oblongus Larva
Sapivores:
Lygocoris pabulinus

Tritomegas bicolor

Eupteryx atropunctata

Aphis frangulae
Possible Sapivores:
Tingis pilosa

Evacanthus interruptus
Florivores:
Dolycoris baccarum

Lamiogethes morosus
Granivores:
Tritomegas bicolor Nymph
Possible Granivores:
Liocoris tripustulatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: White Dead-nettle


Pictures © 2002, 2003, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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