from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Eurasian plant (Lamium amplexicaule) having toothed opposite leaves and small white or purplish-red flowers with two lips.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Lamium amplexicaule, an annual plant with pink or purple flowers and deeply crenate leaves.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A weed of the genus Lamium (Lamium amplexicaule) with deeply crenate leaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A weed, Lamium amplexicaule, or dead-nettle, specifically called the greater henbit.
- n. The ivy-leafed speedwell, Veronica hederæfolia, specifically called the lesser or small henbit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Eurasian plant having toothed leaves and small two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers
However, most work very well in late summer to prevent winter weeds, such as henbit and annual bluegrass (Poa annua).
The only good thing I can say about it is that henbit is easy to pull up.
Not violets, dandelions, or even crabgrass, not henbit, corn salad or bitter cress, but the strongest of them all, Hellebores.
I had a nice crop of henbit to mow, not much bermuda grass.
No bishops weed here, but plenty of others, the worst offenders are henbit, oxalis, wild onions, wild strawberries not the good tasting ones and violets.
I noticed the henbit and other cress like weed are BLOOMING!
MMD…I did smell the henbit and figured it was not an herb.
I think I am sharing your henbit problem over her in middle TN.
When we first moved here and these little seedlings, the henbit, not the kale, appeared in the winter, I happily thought some of my flowers had seeded themselves.
When a new area is cleared and hoed, the henbit returns by the hundreds.