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Can anyone ID this weed in my lawn?

adamadamantadamadamant Posts: 244
It doesnt seem to match any of the 12 weed photographs on the pack of the moss/weed killer I have bought.  Does anyone know what it is?  I dont think it flowers, at least I havent noticed it flowering. Thanks


  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,428
    edited March 2020
    It looks like some kind of creeper. I'm just wondering if it's found it's way into the lawn from a nearby flower bed ? 
    I feel like l should know what it is , it's driving me nuts !
    Some kind of speedwell perhaps? 
  • floraliesfloralies Posts: 2,313
    One of the bittercresses (Cardamines) perhaps?
  • adamadamantadamadamant Posts: 244
    Just found something similar on an Australian site but it had white flowers which I've never seen.  Does anyone think this could be a chickweed?  

  • EricsGardenEricsGarden Posts: 151
    edited March 2020
    Looks a lot like Oregano, which spread all over our garden last year. Pick some leaves, crush and smell them.
  • I think it is Selfheal, Prunella vulgaris.
  • adamadamantadamadamant Posts: 244
    Thanks both, not oregano I’m afraid and it doesn’t look like self heal either Alan C2 from the pictures I’ve checked out.   It’s a bit of a mystery but hard to get rid of nonetheless. Thanks for your suggestions 
  • pugslovesunpugslovesun Posts: 298
    Daisy ?
  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,699
    Could it be Scarlet Pimpernel, Lysimachia Arvensis. Check the stems. They are usually square. 
  • AsarumAsarum Posts: 623
    I think it is scarlet pimpernel too.
    East Anglia
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