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Plant ID Please? Taking over my garden!

SheleenSheleen Posts: 51
Can anyone please identify this plant that is growing in my border? I left it at first, thinking it may have been some seeds I had sown before we had the building work done, that were beginning to grow now... But as much as they have grown (over 2.5 feet now) they don't seem to be flowering - just spreading! 

They don't seem to be doing much damage to the plants around them - I still have seedling sprouting, and as you can probably see, the speedwell is not concerned at all!  
Many thanks in advance! :)


  • pitter-patterpitter-patter Posts: 2,119
    A very nice specimen of fat hen, Chenopodium album, perfectly edible.
  • SheleenSheleen Posts: 51
    Thank you! I think it will have to be moved before it flowers and sets seed... maybe dinner tomorrow too lol
  • SheleenSheleen Posts: 51
    All pulled up - roots and all... so I guess I'll have to keeppicking out the seedlings of it until its completely eradicated in that spot?

  • pitter-patterpitter-patter Posts: 2,119
    Yes, that would be best.
  • Lizzie27Lizzie27 Posts: 10,819
    Yes, there might be some more seeds around. Good luck.
    North East Somerset - Clay soil over limestone
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