Henbit Deadnettle (Amplexicaule)

The Henbit Deadnettle (Amplexicaule) is generally described as a biennial forb/herb. This is not native to the U.S. (United States) .

Uses of : Landscaping, Medicinal, Culinary, etc.

Henbit provides valuable erosion control in many cropland fields of the southern U.S., though it is also treated as a weed throughout the U.S.


This plant is considered to have invasive characteristics and be weedy by several sources.

Plant Basics
General Type Forb/herb
Growth Duration Annual, Biennial
Plant Nativity Introduced to U.S.

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA