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A couple shady plant IDs please?

OmoriOmori Posts: 1,673
Have loads of these seedlings coming up in a shady wooded part of the garden:




  • punkdocpunkdoc Posts: 13,711
    1. could be Enchanters Nightshade, a thug of a weed / wild flower.
    2. Could be Herb Robert, geranium something, weed / wild flower.
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  • OmoriOmori Posts: 1,673
    I think you may be right, thank you kindly 👍 I know what I’ll be doing this weekend...
  • ButtercupdaysButtercupdays Posts: 4,408
    Enchanter's Nightshade runs by white roots underground, rather like ground elder. Make sure you get all the bits of root or it will be back!
    Geranium robertianum spreads by self-seeding. I have it all over the place, but I don't mind because it is a native wild flower of shady and damp places and a very pretty one too. It is very easy to pull out if you really don't want it where it is.
  • OmoriOmori Posts: 1,673
    Good to know, it's already spreading itself about.  I have a feeling I will have a long term relationship with Enchanter's Nightshade :s
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