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Can you help us to put names to these plants, all are from seeds that were sown in our wild flower field. Suddenly there seems to have been a surge in growth probably due to the warm dry weather and now they are in shock as the temp has dropped. Thanks.This yellow/green plant below looks like some sort of euphorbiaThese leaves look similar to buttercup only bigger, but it isn't a buttercup.This looks like some type of clover, but each leaf has a black spot on it.


  • RubytooRubytoo On the sofa, Southerly aspect.Posts: 1,287
    First one might be achillea or Daucus something,, the Queen Annes Lace is the common name I love that one.

    First purpley one after yellow one is is a dead nettle.
    The next pinky one with the darker "lip" is fumitory.
    The little white flower with the heart shaped seed pod is shepherds purse, sorry common name.
  • Thanks Rubytoo, that is a great help and you obviously know your wild flowers - I am not good with names (or spelling them), so it is great that you have started with those 4.
  • Loraine3Loraine3 Posts: 512
    I think the first one is Tansy.

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    The butturcup-like one looks like delphinium family to me.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • The_herpetologistThe_herpetologist West YorksPosts: 481
    The last one is oxalis.
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,631
    The last one could be Spotted Medick, Medicago Arabica.
  • You could be right BobThe Gardener - is there a wild flower in the delphinium family? Not oxalis Thehh, the leaves are too big and I think Borderline may have the right name for it. Those plants without flowers are more difficult to name, so Tansy or Queen Anne Lace could be right.  I don't know how to tag - I am hoping that nutcutlet may be able to help here.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,324
    The not buttercup one made me think of geranium dissectum?
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,867
    I’m probably wrong, but here goes.
    4 Corn Marigold
    5. Dead nettle.
    8. Shepherds purse.
    10. Meadow Foxtail 
    11. One of the Cranes bills
    12. Meddick.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,368
    I think there's a Mouse -ear Chickweed and one of the little annual Euphorbias, Sun Spurge
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