Henbit or Ground Ivy as living mulch?

They overrun my vege plot. Is is better just to leave them? They are very easy to remove but do they take up much nutrients?
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On 15 Sep 2004 08:56:56 -0700 in
snipped-for-privacy@hotmail.com (James) graced the world with this thought:

yes, and water. and, if deep enough, harbor rats or mice.
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henbit dies when it gets warm, when you need a mulch :/

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