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Nigel103Nigel103 Posts: 31
Anyone know what this is? It's popping up everywhere. Thanks.

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,402
    edited 22 April
    Can we see a clearer photo please. Initially I thought they’re forget me nots but I’m not sure. 
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  • Nigel103Nigel103 Posts: 31
    Is this photo any better? They are about 6" high and 8" wide. Thanks.

  • SkandiSkandi Northern DenmarkPosts: 1,447
    It kind of looks like lambs lettuce.
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 27,585
    Doesn't look like edible salad lamb's lettuce so we'd better stick to botanical names.

    Weeds are plants too, just in the wrong place.  These look fine to me whereas the yellow flowered ones are definitely weeds/wildflowers.   You need @Silversurfer to find a name.
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  • Silver surferSilver surfer Posts: 3,705
    Interesting.
    Not a clue.
    Nigel103  Please can you take a really clear pic of the flowers to show as much detail as possible.
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  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 6,096
    It looks quite forget-me-not-ish but not the normal cultivated kind unless it's a compact and light-coloured/white form, something like this https://www.chilternseeds.co.uk/item_890k_myosotis_alpestris_white_seeds . This one https://www.watersidenursery.co.uk/myosotis-scorpioides-alba looks a lot like it but is a pond plant so it can't be.
  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Scariff, County Clare, IrelandPosts: 7,439
    It looks a bit like Lobularia maritima...
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  • SkandiSkandi Northern DenmarkPosts: 1,447
    edited 23 April
    Obelixx said:
    Doesn't look like edible salad lamb's lettuce so we'd better stick to botanical names.



    That's exactly what I think it looks like, But I agree we need better pictures of the leaves and flowers not just an overall picture of the plant.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,402
    I originally thought forget me not ... but the leaves look more allium-ish 

    @Nigel103 do the leaves smell of anything when you crush them?
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  • LG_LG_ gardens in SE LondonPosts: 3,797
    It looks a bit like Lobularia maritima...
    That's what I thought too. But a clearer photo is needed.
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