Need to ID and Kill Weed

Monique Reed monique at
Wed Mar 1 10:57:44 EST 2000

If it's Lamium, you have a chance.  It's an annual, so hand-pulling or
mowing before it sets any seed at all will reduce how much you have
next year.  Just keep after it.  Also, any weed-killer that is labeled
for broad-leaved weeds in turf ought to take some of the fight out of

Monique Reed

Roger Whitehead wrote:

> It looks like what in Britain is called Red Dead-Nettle and, in the USA
> (where I assume you are), Purple Dead-Nettle. The scientific name is
> Lamium purpureum.

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