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Weed Of The Week: Purple Dead Nettles

A Member of the Mint Family

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa. — This week's Weed of The Week is Dead Nettles or Latium. One can have a love hate relationship with the weed.  It is a member of the mint family and certain varieties can really take over a space and whether you like it or not.  It does have tiny purple flowers and small textured leaves.  It can look quite dramatic in bloom.