Purple tinged weed

dekeoboe(7B NC)July 13, 2014

This weed is coming up in an area that was cleared for our septic system. We are in central NC.

Overall plant:

Closer photo:

Underside of leaf:

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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Perilla.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 6:00PM
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dekeoboe(7B NC)

Bummer. Why can't I have nice weeds? Guess I will be pulling those plants out. Thanks for the identification.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 8:08PM
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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

It is edible. You can add it to your salad.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2014 at 8:14PM
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