Other Names:  Red henbit

Life Cycle:  Winter annual

Description:  Purple deadnettle has a square stem and the flowers are reddish purple. Leaves of purple deadnettle are petioled, triangular and sometimes purplish-red. Purple deadnettle is often confused with henbit.  Henbit upper leaves do not occur on petioles.

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Herbicide Options: Response of Pasture Weeds to Herbicides and Mowing - AGR 207