Henbit (Scientific name: Lamium amplexicaule) is a species of Lamium (deadnettle) in the family Lamiaceaen. It is a low-growing annual weed that grow 10-25 cm tall, with square stems. It has opposite toothed leaves (2-3 cm diameter) and small (1.5-2 cm long) two-lipped white or purplish-red flowers. It flowers early in the spring. It's an important nectar and pollen plant for bees. The specific name refers to the amplexicaul leaves (leaves clasping the stem). It is also known as Henbit Deadnettle or Greater Henbit.