Ground cover? Maybe? I.D. Needed

Woodland_CreatureMay 31, 2014

I was down south a bit in Conyers, GA last week and I stumbled upon this purple ground cover stuff. I think it's quite pretty, but I don't know what it's called.

Any ideas?

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carol23_gw

It's Perilla frutescens, an annual that self sows freely. Bruise a leaf and smell the scent.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2014 at 3:08PM
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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

It is edible too.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2014 at 5:52PM
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esh_ga

And it's not native to the US.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2014 at 8:41PM
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