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Henbit

Henbit (Lamium amplexicaule) is a commonly found weed of cropping areas, especially in the South Island.

Henbit

COTYLEDONS:

Round with a flat apex

Base is notched

Stalked

LEAVES:

Heart–shaped

Toothed

Lower leaf pairs wide apart


Grows up to 30 cm tall and is sparsely branched. Leaves are in opposite pairs and are bluntly toothed.

Lower leaves have long stalks but leaves higher up on the stems are stalkless. Pink to purplish flowers are produced out of leaf axils at the top of stems.

Henbit

For Fodder Beet

For Arable Crops

For Vegetables