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Hi, We have a paddock that is slowly being taken over by this plant/weed any idea what it is? Many Thanks


  • Ladybird4Ladybird4 Posts: 36,156
    Hi Chris 8. It looks like Ragwort but a forum member @nutcutlet is the person to speak to as she is wonderful at identifying our native wild flowers. I have tagged her name so she will know that someone has mentioned her and hopefully come to take a look.
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  • Hi Thanks , I hope not ragwort !! , I have pulled up plenty of that in the past it doesn’t look like any that I’ve seen before 🤷🏻‍♂️ Red stems and fern like leaves hopefully @nutcutlet can help 👍👍
  • madpenguinmadpenguin Posts: 2,497
    There was a post a little while ago with what I think is the same plantas yours which is Erodium Moschatum or Musk Storksbill.
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,142
    not ragwort but I don't know that Erodium

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • GardenmaidenGardenmaiden Posts: 1,126
    Is it something like a false carrot? I don't remember its official name.
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