Plant Identification? What is this plant growing everywhere in gardens

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Does anyone know what this plant might be, it is overtaking my gardens?
I have been pulling it up but now that it is larger, will it bloom? Last photo shows is as I was pulling it up in top right corner of photo.
Thanks, Smiles, Cyndi
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Plant ID
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Plant ID
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Plant ID
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Plant ID with smaller version on top right
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  • Patty S Patty S on Jul 26, 2015
    Looks like the ground cover "Lamium" It is very invasive. There are plain green, silver and spotted varieties of this plant. Control can be difficult. It's common name is "deadnettle". As it gets taller it ill bloom, It can be yellow on the plain green leaf, pink or lavender on the the silver leaf and purple on the spotted leaf lamium. I have it...and wish I didn't. Very hard to get rid of it.

  • Kristina Kristina on Jul 26, 2015
    This plant is so invasive! I don't recommend putting it anywhere in your garden. It will grow anywhere from deep shade to full sun and grow everywhere. I don't know the name of it but I have them invading all of my many garden spaces.

  • Dottie Unruh Dottie Unruh on Jul 26, 2015
    Looks like Lamium; it is invasive, but I love it. It is easily pulled up where it isn't wanted. It does bloom; I have both pale pink and dark pink.

  • Bonny McDaniel Bonny McDaniel on Jul 26, 2015
    It does look like dead nettle or lamium. I have a plain leafed variety that I planted in pots and the neighbors lovely silver leafed one has crept under the fence and is in my shade garden but contained so it won't spread to anything else. I do like it but, as they say, it can be invasive if the growing conditions are right (shade and moisture) and it isn't contained.

  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 26, 2015
    This does not flower per say. It is very evasive but easy to pull out.I believe it is in the basil family. Several years ago I planted that as a focal point of color now it to is everywhere

  • Rhonda B Rhonda B on Jul 26, 2015
    It is not Lamium but an edible plant/herb called Shiso (Perilla). There are a few varieties but I think this one is the Korean Shiso. It will flower and reseed itself abundantly.

  • Cyndi Neumann Cyndi Neumann on Jul 27, 2015
    Many thanks for all of your answers, they are coming up today! I have hundreds of them all over, no idea how they got there, birds maybe? Oh, I think I have heard of stinging nettle here , and maybe other name here locally

  • Allen Kang Allen Kang on Jan 11, 2016
    It's called Shiso (pronounced “she-so”) is the Japanese name for an annual herb called Perilla, which belongs to the mint family. It is used in quite a few Asian cuisines.