a common weed, Lamium amplexicaule, of the mint family, having rounded leaves and small purplish flowers.

1570–80; hen + bit2

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henbit (ˈhɛnˌbɪt)
a plant, Lamium amplexicaule, that is native to Europe and has toothed opposite leaves and small dark red flowers: family Lamiaceae (labiates)

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Unlike many of its relatives, henbit does not have a strong or distinctive odor.
For chickweed, henbit and other broadleaf winter weeds, treat with an herbicide labeled for broadleaf weed control for lawns.
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