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Henbit Weed Offers Temporary Purple Magesty

Posted By darryl On May 5, 2013 @ 10:10 am In Regional News | No Comments

NORTHWEST MISSOURI — The hills are bursting with color as spring unfolds, including the beautiful purple tinge due to a weed commonly called “henbit,” a member of the mint family. The presence of henbit is particularly prevalent due to the late spring this year. The small weeds usually die when weather temperatures rise. Many farmers complain that henbit balls up and makes plowing difficult but early spring spraying can control

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