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Can you identify this please?

Pam100Pam100 Posts: 68
These seedlings are popping up in my borders. It’s the plant with dark spot on. Any ideas?  Many thanks.

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  • dappledshadedappledshade Top of the Hill, North London Posts: 926
    Alchemilla Mollis is the first one, with the water sprinkled leaves.
  • dappledshadedappledshade Top of the Hill, North London Posts: 926
    No idea about the lance shaped leaf with the reddish blotch on it though.
  • dappledshadedappledshade Top of the Hill, North London Posts: 926
    The feathery leaf between that lance shaped one could be cosmos.
    , but it doesn’t show up well on my pc.
  • Pam100Pam100 Posts: 68
    Thanks dappleshade. It’s just the one with the blotch on that I’m having trouble identifying. Hopefully someone will have an idea. 
  • HeliotropeHeliotrope Posts: 40
    Persicaria?
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    The one with the marks on the leaves is Redshank (Persicaria maculosa):

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,510
    The one with the marks on the leaves is Redshank (Persicaria maculosa):

    Agree ... @BobTheGardener is Spot On 👍 
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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 15,874
    The one with the red blotched leaves is redshank,  Persicaria maculosa
    You don't stop doing new things because you get old, you get old because you stop doing new things. <3
  • Pam100Pam100 Posts: 68
    Thanks everyone. Would you treat this as a weed?
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    edited June 2020
    Yes a bit of a problem weed if let loose, @Pam100
    Once they seed you will have them coming up for years (seeds can lay dormant in the soil for several decades), so best pull them all up now.  Lots of info on this page:

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
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