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Another ID request please

I thought this was a lilac cutting when it went into the pot. Earlier in the year it got ravage by grazing rabbits, but since they have gone has been growing fast. The trouble is it doesn't look too attractive and nothing like the lilac.

Have I been cultivating a weed?

Sorry can't get the picture the right orientation.


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  • Green MagpieGreen Magpie Posts: 806
    Could it be a solanum of some sort? There are wild and cultivated varieties, I think. They are the same family as potatoes and nightshades.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,852
    edited July 2021
    Can’t see the flowers clearly but it looks to me like Woody Nightshade 

    https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/wildlife-explorer/wildflowers/bittersweet

    Solanum dulcamara. 

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • Thank you for clearing that up. Will put it on my woodland trail (end of the garden by the compost heap). Goodness knows what happened to the lilac. I'm yet to have much success with cuttings  
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