Complete beginner here.....just wondering if anyone can help me confirm if the plant below is a weed or vegetable/plant....
I have searched high and low and the only item i can find similar is a Canada Thistle?
Please excuse my ignorance!
It looks to me like a seedling of one of the ornamental poppies (commonly called opium poppies) - they seed themselves around all over the place and the seeds keep coming up for years afterwards.
As a weed is a plant in the wrong place, if this is in your veg patch it's probably best regarded as a weed. If you want to transplant it to a flower bed you can try, but in my experience they don't take very kindly to being transplanted.
Looks like a poppy to me too.
Poppy says me
Ditto - I thought poppy too.
Think I will take the risk and have a go at transplanting them both.
Much appreciated Dove and all.
If you move it with a large enough lump of soil it won't know the difference
In the sticks near Peterborough
I just love poppies.If you collect the seeds Paul you can have a lot more for next year.