Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton is known by many names, including beefsteak plant, perilla mint, Chinese basil, purple mint, and rattlesnake weed. Due to its toxicity, it is important to control the plant. This publication provides information about the plant, how to identify it, and how to control it.
Target Audience: livestock and forage producers.
Last Review Date - 9/1/2015
Glenn R.W. Nice, Bill Johnson, T.B Shelton