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Differential Morphology of Purple Deadnettle, Henbit, & Ground Ivy

Updated: May 2


These three common mints are abundant in yards, gardens, fallow fields, and disturbed soil all across the US. All being of similar size and overall shape, with almost identical little purple irregular flowers, they are often confused with each other.


To help you get to know their unique features, I've created a video to show you some simple characteristics to look for to tell them apart and laid out the details in this post. You can check out the video on our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/107342484222450/videos/223410732284967/



Morphological Characteristics of the Mint family (Lamiaceae)