Henbit-Yes our great planet cover up artists are still going!Henbit-lamium amplexicaule-also called dead nettle-is a winter annual.That is they germinate in the fall and produce seeds in the spring.It is a member of a family of plants that form a rosette-a plant that has a cluster of leaves that grow in a circle at ground level(i.e., thistles,dandelion,queen anne ‘s lace,chicory-one of my favs.)Henbit has low spreading growth and can smoother grass and create open spaces in the pasture.This pic illustrates just that.It is in a water retention basin in the middle of the city that is taking root where the mower tractor tires leave ruts.Thus helping to protect Mother Earth.Weeds to the rescue where man tears it up!

wpid-C360_2013-11-10-11-47-27.Share_.jpgimage

Advertisements

One thought on “Henbit-Yes our great planet cover up artists are still going!Henbit-lamium amplexicaule-also called dead nettle-is a winter annual.That is they germinate in the fall and produce seeds in the spring.It is a member of a family of plants that form a rosette-a plant that has a cluster of leaves that grow in a circle at ground level(i.e., thistles,dandelion,queen anne ‘s lace,chicory-one of my favs.)Henbit has low spreading growth and can smoother grass and create open spaces in the pasture.This pic illustrates just that.It is in a water retention basin in the middle of the city that is taking root where the mower tractor tires leave ruts.Thus helping to protect Mother Earth.Weeds to the rescue where man tears it up!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s