Henbit

Lamium amplexicaule

Photo of Henbit
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Henbit is a winter annual or biennial member of the mint family. It is not normally a weed problem of cultivated fields but is a problem in turf areas. It has an attractive blue-purple flower.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences