Lamium amplexicaule (Henbit)
Family: Lamiaceae (Mint)

Henbit is a winter annual weed often found in lawns or landscaping. Upper leaves are circular or heart-shaped with rounded teeth on the margins, opposite and sessile. The stem is square, as is typical for members of the mint family. Henbit grows to a height of 3 to 12 inches.

Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills
Time of bloom:  April - June
Origin:  Introduced
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers