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




 



Henbit Deadnettle.
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AKA:
Lamium amplexicaule.
Lamiaceae.
Annual.
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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.