Type: Broadleaf annual
Size: To 12 inches tall and wide
Where It Grows: Lawn, landscape, and garden areas in sun or shade
Appearance: This lawn weed is a low, creeping plant with scallop-edge leaves and purple flowers.
Control: Mulch to prevent henbit in gardens or use preemergence herbicide in spring. Pull plants by hand or treat in lawns with a broadleaf, postemergence herbicide.