OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lamium amplexicaule   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-19-001:
Lamium amplexicaule   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lamium amplexicaule

 

COMMON NAME:
Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle


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image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_laam_001_lvd

        

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

Gill Newberry    gn03_l_amplexicaule_flowe

March        

Corolla 2-lipped: upper hoodlike, lower spotted and with 2 lateral lobes, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

Gill Newberry    gn03_l_amplexicaule_plant

March        

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

Gill Newberry    gn03_lamium_amplex

March        

Whorls of flowers subtended by sessile, horizontal leaves, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

JK Marlow    jkm0403a_16

March    Greenville County    SC

Leaves nearly round, upper ones sessile & almost clasping, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

JK Marlow    jkm0503b_37

March    Greenville County    SC

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

JK Marlow    jkm200322_3329

March    Polk County    NC

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

JK Marlow    jkm200322_3332

March    Polk County    NC

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_l_amplexicaule_2_s

August        

image of Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle

Keith Bradley    kab_l_amplexicaule_9912

December    Polk County    NC

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Lamium amplexicaule var. amplexicaule   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lamium amplexicaule   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-19-001:
Lamium amplexicaule   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lamium amplexicaule

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

792

Forb
Winter annual

Non-native: Eurasia & northern Africa

Common

Habitat: Lawns, fields, roadsides, disturbed areas, gardens, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Purplish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower two-lobed
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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