Common name: Purple Deadnettle
Latin name: Lamium purpureum L.
Life Cycle: Annual
Description: Square-stemmed, low-growing winter annual weed with pubescent, triangular-ovate leaves and toothed margins. Pinkish to reddish purple flowers in dense whorls subtended by leaf-like bracts. Sometimes confused with Henbit, but Purple deadnettle is much less common.