Weed Identification help..

Wondering if anyone could help identify two different types of weed. The first one seems to have popped up in a few places in my boarders.  I'm fairly new to gardening as this is my first home with a garden. The garden was a bit neglected by the previous owners & it was full of ivy & geraniums with a few dead trees/stumps until I dug them all up last year. I have a horrible feeling the first two pics might be bindweed but it wasn't there last year.. Not sure what the last pic is though.

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  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 870
    edited 23 March
    The first might be an Arum? of some kind?

    Wait and see if it grows a long bindweedy stem. They usually have a longer stem with some smaller leaves on first, then develop the larger ones I would think unless it has been damaged or cut off somehow, you would see a long twining stem first, before a largish leaf like that.
     
    The second is a Celandine.
     If you want rid then carefully dig a biggish clump around it as they have little round white bulbils that are easily dropped and spread.
    Dig down and around and pop the clump on something so you can spread it out and see what you are looking for, and see what I mean. You will then get an idea of how big or far down you need to dig to remove if you don't want them.

  • Kitty 2Kitty 2 ManchesterPosts: 4,800
    Agree with Rubytoo. Arum maculatum, see lots of id requests for it at this time of year.
  • melllymellGmelllymellG Posts: 8
    Wow you guys are amazing! Thank you so much.. super quick answers there & I'm pretty sure you're right.. Lords & Ladies sounds like a bit of a brute of a weed/plant will wear gloves when dealing with it :)

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