Weeds of the Month: Henbit and Purple Deadnettle

Henbit and purple deadnettle are winter annual species found throughout the eastern United States. These weeds thrive in both cool-season and warm-season forage grasses.

Weed of the Month: Henbit and Purple Deadnettle
Henbit | Photo: University of Kentucky College of Agriculture
Common names: Henbit, Lamium amplexicaule L.

Purple deadnettle, Lamium purpureum L.

Life Cycle: Winter annual


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