Dead Nettle Weed. It grows in big patches and spreads all over. In this case, both featured weeds are edible.
It breaks down just like spinach when sautéed or cooked in some other manner. It's closely related to henbit. Purple deadnettle is a winter annual plant that can grow from 0.5 to 2.5 feet tall.
Deadnettle Can Also Cause Staggers If Grazed By Livestock.
It belongs to the mint family and has the scientific name lamium purpureum. This works best if the nettles are mixed in with lots of different materials and levels of moisture. The younger leaves near the top of the plant are purple, with the lower leaves being green.
Henbit, Purple Dead Nettle, And Ground Ivy.
Bee nettle, blind nettle, giraffe head, dead nettle, henbit dead nettle, henbit nettle purple deadnettle: Purple deadnettle’s scientific name lamium purpureum has the greek translation ‘the devouring purple monster’. However, other residents prefer turfgrasses exclusively.
To Get To The Henbit!
While dead nettle plants are flowering perennials, stinging nettles, by contrast, are noxious weeds (but edible when properly prepared). Adding a natural activator is one way to speed up the process of decomposition, making the process more efficient. This month we have twins!
Purple Deadnettle Is A Winter Annual Plant That Can Grow From 0.5 To 2.5 Feet Tall.
Henbit is a winter annual or summer annual, sprawling with upward curving stems that root at the nodes. Lamium purpureum is a common weed in the western united states, canada, ireland, and the british isles. Keep the tincture stored inside a dry cabinet and shake once a day.
April's Featured Weeds Are Lamium Purpureum (Dead Nettle) & Lamium Amplexicaule (Henbit).
It is highly absorbent, so lots of liquid should be used with cooking. A patch of dead nettle growing in a pennsylvania lawn during april. Initially dormant, high summer temperatures break dormancy and seed germinated in the fall.