Category Archives: Spring Herbs

Harbinger of Spring Look-Alikes: Dead Nettle & Henbit

Originally posted on The Herb Society of America Blog:
By Susan Belsinger The first spring wildflowers, herbs, and weeds are popping out all over. Two that frequently appear together are both members of the mint family, Lamiaceae: dead nettle (Lamium purpureum) and henbit (Lamium amplexicaule). Since they often grow in a patch together, are about the same height, and both…

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