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Bill cBill c Posts: 4
Hi, I’m hoping someone can identify these plants. I’ve recently moved and my new garden was neglected for some time. These are sprouting all over the garden, I’m hoping they are not a invasive weed  garden 


  • JennyJJennyJ Posts: 8,234
    Could be Arum Maculatum, AKA Lords and Ladies or Cuckoo Pint. Looks as if something is having a good go at eating it!
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Soil type: sandy, well-drained
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 9,985
    I agree and it can be a pita to get rid of once it gets established
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • WilderbeastWilderbeast Posts: 1,412
    I've got loads of this coming up now, however as I have all the time in the world now (self isolation) I'm going try talking the plant to death !!! After 3months of this I really will be talking to plants and maybe talking back to myself 🤣🤣
  • B3B3 Posts: 24,505
    I think it's poisonous in all parts so be careful.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • Bill cBill c Posts: 4
    Thank you, it does seem like it’s Arum Maculatum, especially as there is woodland behind my house. Now I can start to tackle it! 😱
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