A dead-nettle with purple flowers and partly prostrate stems, native to Eurasia, several kinds of which have become widely naturalized in North America.
- Genus Lamium, family Labiatae: several species, in particular L. amplexicaule.
- Many winter annual weeds, including common chickweed, purple deadnettle, henbit, and cressleaf groundsel, have become increasingly problematic in corn, soybean, and wheat production.
- Then winter arrives - usually for about two weeks - and we get new weeds - chickweed, henbit and annual bluegrass.
- Weeds such as henbit and pennycress are winter annuals that generally emerge in the fall.
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