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Just appeared and was very healthy and produced loads of seeds, but no idea what plant it is ??.


  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,033

    The dreaded Carex pendula. A terrible seed weed. We have never allowed it to flower in 20 years and still it appears every season..

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 26,976

    A Cyperus, probably Cyperus eragrostis

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 9,967

    For reasons I'm unable to remember, when I was a lad I used to grow them in my bedroom in a bucket of water with some gravel and they thrived, some reaching about 6ft
    As soon as the top bends over and touches something wet, it roots and spreads.
    As best I can remember, as nut says, a Cyperus

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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