[The Mint Family East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Henbits and Dead-nettles East the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Lamium

Henbit: Lamium amplexicaule

Common Deadnettle, Common Dead-nettle, Giraffehead, Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle: Lamium amplexicaule (Synonym: Lamium amplexicaule var. album) - Leaves mostly sessile and clasping. Corolla glabrous within.

Spotted henbit, Spotted Hen-nettle: Lamium maculatum -

Red Dead-nettle, Purple Deadnettle: Lamium purpureum var. purpureum - Leaves petiolate. Corolla with a ring of hairs internally near its base.

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