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Unknown seedling amongst sweet peas - what is this?

Holls1988Holls1988 Posts: 7
hi everyone!

In amongst my sweet peas this year, I have this strange interloper. Does anyone recognise this seedling?

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 78,220
    It’s a vetch .., a native wildflower.  It too is a legume and grows in a similar way to peas … also the seed pods and seeds look very similar.  
    A ‘not unusual’ interloper now that seed growers don’t spray their land with loads of chemicals before growing their crops. 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Holls1988Holls1988 Posts: 7
    Thank you for your prompt and interesting reply!
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 46,952
    Hopefully your other plants are sweet peas and not more vetch! A recent poster had that problem - all their plants from a sowing were vetch. Very annoying. 

    It's always difficult because it's impossible to tell the seeds apart, so you don't realise until the seeds germinate and start growing.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • Holls1988Holls1988 Posts: 7
    The others very much look like peas so fingers crossed!
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 78,220
    🤞 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







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