12 Common Purple Flower Weeds in Grass
13.11.2023 - 09:42
/ Raul Cornelius
Botanical Name: Lamium purpureum
Habitat: Widespread in lawns and disturbed areas.
Purple Deadnettle’s flowers boast a soft, lilac to deep purple hue amidst triangular, green leaves. Its delicate blossoms form dense whorls around the square stems.
Botanical Name: Lamium amplexicaule
Habitat: Common in gardens and along roadsides.
Henbit displays vibrant, tubular purple flowers that emerge in clusters, encircling its stem. The petals, slightly darker at the edges, create an eye-catching ombré effect.
Botanical Name: Trifolium pratense
Habitat: Lawns, fields, and meadows.
Red Clover can also exhibit a purplish hue. Its spherical flower heads have numerous tiny, purple-tinged florets that sit atop medium-green, trifoliate leaves.
Botanical Name: Viola spp
Habitat: Shady, moist areas in lawns and woodlands.
Wild Violet has deep purple, heart-like petals with delicate white accents. Growing low to the ground, these flowers create a lush carpet of color in early spring.
Botanical Name: Prunella vulgaris
Habitat: Lawns, meadows, and open woodlands.
Self-Heal’s purple flowers are compact and grouped in dense, spike-like clusters. The blooms range from light lavender to deep violet, contrasting beautifully with green leaves.
Botanical Name: Cirsium arvense
Habitat: Disturbed areas, fields, and roadsides.
This weed’s beauty lies in its small lavender-purple flowers, which form clustered heads atop spiny stems. The flowers’ delicate appearance belies the plant’s invasive nature.
Botanical Name: Vernonia spp.
Habitat: Prairies, meadows, and open areas.
Ironweed boasts tall, slender stems with bright, deep purple, tuft-like flower clusters. Each tiny, fluffy flower contributes to a larger, visually striking display.
Botanical Name: Teucrium canadense