Henbit Deadnettle
Fact File
Taken at Musselburgh on 2nd June 2019 using Panasonic Lumic LX5 in macro mode.




 


Taken at Irvine Harbour on 27th August 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
Fact File

Henbit Deadnettle.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Lamium amplexicaule.
Lamiaceae.
Annual.
Habitat:
Height:
Flowers:

Feature:

Bare places, gardens, fields and waste places.
10 - 30 cms.
Very early spring.
Pink to Purple, 1.5–2 cm long.
The leaves, stem, and flowers of the plant are edible
and have a slightly sweet and peppery flavour.
Henbit can be eaten raw or cooked.