Henbit Dead-nettle, also known as Common Henbit (Lamium Amplexicaule) is an annual forb in the Mint Family (Lamiaceae). It’s native to Eurasia and Africa, blooms Feb-Sep and grows 0.5-1 ft. It tolerates moist to dry soils and partial to full sun exposure.
Henbit Dead-nettle is a common weed in bare ground; in gardens, fields, roadsides, wet prairies and forest edges and openings. The leaves, stem, and flowers are edible raw or cooked. It’s commonly confused with Purple Dead-nettle (Lamium Purpureum).