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Black Henbane (Hyoscyamus niger L.)

Black henbane is an annual or biennial plant that grows up to 3 feet tall. The stems and leaves are covered with greasy hairs. Shallow lobed leaves are up to 8 inches long and 6 inches wide.

Flowers are showy, 5 lobed, up to 2 inches across, black and white in color with distinct veins.

The calyx forms a 1-inch, urn-shaped “fruit” that has a thickened lid that pops off at maturity and spills the black seeds. Black henbane has very distinct skeletons with the urn-shaped fruit filled with seeds still attached.

Treatment Tools/Products:

2, 4-D Label – SDS Sheet

Telar XP Label – SDS Sheet

Escort XP Label – SDS Sheet

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