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Weed ID please

This is quite pretty but I don't want it in my asparagus bed! Please could someone tell me what it is.


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,143
    edited September 2019
    Looks like Linaria vulgaris, Yellow toadflax aka Butter and Eggs. 
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  • Singing GardenerSinging Gardener EssexPosts: 1,214
    Thanks @Dovefromabove. That looks exactly right!
  • josusa47josusa47 Posts: 3,531
    As you say, it's pretty, one of the plants that straddles the border between wildflower and weed!  If I found any in my garden, I'd transplant it into my rainbow border, as I do with its purple-flowered cousin.
  • Singing GardenerSinging Gardener EssexPosts: 1,214
    I have it in various other places where I quite like it but would prefer it not to compete with the asparagus. It seems difficult to eradicate by pulling though so I might just have to tolerate it.
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