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  • Date Photo Taken

    04 / 08 / 2015

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    Peachtree City

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These are growing all over my lawn. I mow them, but they always return. Are they useful?


  • Jim Unregistered says:

    After careful study of pictures on, I accept deadnettle rather than ground ivy, but not henbit.

    April 11th, 2015 at 10:04am

  • parityanimal Master Identifier says:

    Henbit or deadnettle. Very similar looking, both edible. Eat the weeds!

    April 11th, 2015 at 9:36am

  • jmillians Apprentice says:

    Bingo. Comparing with pictures on wikipedia, it’s definitely deadnettle.

    April 10th, 2015 at 3:15pm

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Looks like dead nettle.

    April 10th, 2015 at 3:59pm

  • jmillians Apprentice says:

    Jim – Are you sure? The leaves look like spades, not cat paws. Also, these grow in stalks, not like ivy. Is it a variant of ground ivy?

    April 10th, 2015 at 1:18pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    Ground Ivy, Gill-Over-the-Ground. Mint family. Check out on Wikipedia if you’re interested in possible medicinal uses.

    April 10th, 2015 at 11:35am

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