Help with Identification please

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  • diggingdorisdiggingdoris Posts: 494

    Flowers look like greater stitchwort, but the leaves don't look the same as the photo in my Wild flower book.

  • marshmellomarshmello Posts: 683

    It looks like common whitlow grass to me.

  • happymarionhappymarion Posts: 4,591

    One of the wintergreens?

  • guykp57guykp57 Posts: 4
    Purple flowers that open in sunlight but close up at night
  • gardeningfanticgardeningfantic Posts: 1,019

    i have it in my garden and i have always know it as woodruff.. well that is what my Granddad callled it..

    dunno if it is the proper name.. it spread very easily each year it comes up and i find it will tolerate any conditions.

  • gardeningfanticgardeningfantic Posts: 1,019

    sorry should spell woodrough..

  • marshmellomarshmello Posts: 683

    The leaves look wrong for it to be woodruff...image

  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,115

    Definitely not woodruff.  If the OP lives near the sea, I would suggest Scurvy Grass.  Not a grass at all, common on road banks.

  • marshmellomarshmello Posts: 683

    Just found this link - weed flower images. Take your pick because it looks very similar to 3 known weeds.

    http://www.dgsgardening.btinternet.co.uk/weedflower.htm

  • granmagranma Posts: 1,598

    I am trying to see the lower leaves better  The flower looks like what: We call  milkmaid but in the flower books they call it stitchwort. shall look again when I find the magnifying glass.

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