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Plant/weed ID please.

EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 818
The photos below were taken in a part of my son's garden which I had cleared for planting a month ago and left unattended. What are these self sown plants? Thanks in advance for your kind help.

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,655
    could be foxglove seedlings?
    Devon.
  • AsarumAsarum East AngliaPosts: 567
    Green alkanet or borage?
    East Anglia
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,465
    Hmmm ... my first thought was Blue alkanet ... it's those little white bumps ...
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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,553
    Could be foxglove seedlings - but the spots on the leaves indicate possibly alkanet.
    It the underside of the leaves feels soft and furry, it's foxgloves.
    If it has coarse hairs - possibly alkanet (which you don't want)
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  • Agree with Asarum and Dove.....it is those dots that give the clue
    Pentaglottis sempervirens..common name green alkanet.
    Perthshire. SCOTLAND .
  • EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 818
    Thanks for your kind help. I'll get digging to remove the roots.
  • EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 818
    I started to dig up the roots, they're so fat/thick and they go all the way to Down Under.  :#
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,465
    That's Green Alkanet all right ...  >:)
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  • Loraine3Loraine3 Posts: 517
    Make sure every trace is removed, will regrow from the smallest piece that's left.
  • EustaceEustace OxfordPosts: 818
    Have made a start, I think this is a long term project.
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