Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule)
Henbit is a winter annual that is commonly found across Canada and the US. Henbit is a winter annual that reproduces by seed starting its life cycle in the fall when the seeds germinate. It overwinters and flowers in the spring. Henbit is often mistaken for another closely related winter annual broadleaf weed, purple deadnettle.
Life Cycle – winter annual broadleaf weed
Growth Habit – Prostrate
Leaves – hairy, Broad, rounded, deeply lobbed, somewhat heart shaped
Roots – fibrous root system
Flower Colour – Purple to pink
Control – Easy to control