I saw this in a disused cemetary in east London May 2018. this has me completely confused, it looks similar to groundsel but the leaves are a different shape, ragwort? I certainly haven't noticed this plant before. Pull these weeds by hand or use a postemergence herbicide in lawns. Last year I had it all over my front garden, as did my neighbour but after I weeded my garden and her garden well it didn't bloom and set seed so have much less this summer. B ritain has many beautiful wild flowers. at first these look similar to foxglove but then their furriness and those distinctive leaves in the center make it clear these are verbascum thapsus. At this stage it looks as if it could be either. Thank you to Freda and Les who alerted me to this and provided the photos. January 2019, Rainham Marshes, I know this is the most difficult kind of identification - in the winter, no flowers and I've only seen it once and probably not again, but the leaves are quite distinctive. I had worked hard to remove all the ground elder so was surprised to see a fully formed plant with a spray of flowers beginning of June 2018. Six weeks later and no change. I don't know why I hadn't seen this before in London until this week. I'll have to go back in the spring and take more pics. I did see it on Hayling Island (see Identification - South Coast). Control: Mulch to prevent plantains growing in the garden. This has been in my Weed Gallery (a few picturesque weed photos) for years as an unknown but I recently came across an ID. Will add more photos. The plant in this pot is from seed sown in previous years. (I think), still researching what kind, this is in the garden next door but I also just saw it on the pavement a few houses down the road, close-up of the flower on the above plant, Enchanters Nightshade (Circaea lutetiana). I didn't realize the "knots" above had the little white flowers but I hadn't taken close-up enough photos. definitely a wildflower, not sure how much it's considered a weed, I have it from sowing some wildflower seeds from Ireland a friend gave me, lots of wildflowers have daisy-like flowers - can be confusing, I have ox-eye daisy but I know there are others. I've had people tell me they learned more in that two hour walk than in an entire semester of botany in college.". the upper leaves are clearer in this pic (excuse my feet at the bottom). Weed Identification and Control Library We've chosen the most common weeds found in lawns and gardens, and provided the essential information you need for identifying and managing them. I had so many of these seedlings in a seed tray I thought they were maybe something I'd planted but as they grew they became recognisable. these are much easier to pull up if identified early, those vertically-veined leaves are distinctive, as are those flowers, shoots just visible on the right of the left plant and on the left of the right plant, different types, apologies as until recently I had field and atlas mixed up, known as corn or field or red poppy, in bloom May 2018. On the outside of the … (If the slideshow doesn't appear then try a newer browser. It has long been associated with the winter – its Latin classification, Galanthus nivalis, literally means ‘milk flower of the snow’. also couch grass or another grass? I've been weeding them out like mad but missed this one which has gotten to be 46 cm high. I saw this along Regent's Canal August 2018. Spreads so can be difficult to get all the parts but if traced can be easily pulled out. For some reason I have masses of them this spring (2012). I went back to the canal and noticed a number of these small plants nearby, not that rosette-like but I still think these are the new first year garlic mustard plants. I just pulled a clump out that was smothering my lily of the valley. green alkanet seedlings: on the right in the black plastic pot on the left and on the left in the terracotta pot at the bottom of the pic, compare with the textured leaves of the foxgloves: to the right in bottom terracotta pot and in the  very small pot bottom right, also in the pots below top right: dandelion along with viola and verbena bonariensis, bottom left pot: forget-me-not in the middle with that distinctive strong line down the middle of the leaf making it identifiable, close-up of the green alkanet seedlings from above, they have that distinctive folded 3rd leaf (and a tiny, tiny oxalis with the long thin root, in the small plastic pot bottom right above), green alkanet without its distinctive blue flowers. It was only about 30 cm tall. those long seed pods look like a stork's bill, I saw this local to me at a park, its rosette of leaves is at the Rosettes page, Wild/Alpine/Woodland Strawberrythis spreads like mad, I find the fruits small and often not that nice. I'd like to take another pic of it when it blooms. Will keep a watch on how they develop. Wildflowers of Minnesota by Stan Tekiela is an excellent, easy-to-use resource for identifying wildflowers and weeds. Firstly, buds. I saw this persicaria down by the canal, July 2017. 54 Absent at flowering : 253 Compound: 2- or 3-parted : 103 Compound: Palmate : 310 Compound: pinnate 1 time : 142 Compound: pinnate 2 times : 35 Compound: pinnate over 2 times : … Also sprouting in walls recently are buddleja, foxglove, verbascum thapsis and sweet rocket, also pictured elsewhere. although the willowherb flowers are usually pink, I found this one that's purple the other day, tiny early short-fruited willow herb seedling which appeared end of Feb/ beginning of March, Broad-leaved willowherb, by the time I noticed this it's grown multiple stems. I think I've finally found a match for this. a little bit like hedge mustard, but fuzzier, two examples close to each other, this was just to the right of the two above, a bit like monkeyflower, all about forcing bulbs to have a garden withindoors, my reference site aboutHyacinth Vasesfor bulb forcing indoors. See more ideas about weed, weed identification, weed types. This page contains color photographs of Kansas wildflowers, native grasses, sedges, ferns, trees, and shrubs and descriptive information about each plant. this is one type, in my front garden, which I think of as the usual wide-spread type of bramble, blackberry-type berries, here's the flower of the 2nd type in my back garden, leaves on the left in the pic below, here are the berries that go with the flower above, the two types of bramble leaves I've noticed, What I think of as the "usual" bramble has lots of fierce thorns (top stem), the other variety is tame in comparison with quite mild thorns which I can touch quite easily, Bristly Oxtongue (Helminthotheca echioides). Milkflower Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster lacteus). I am sure that this came from bird seed (see above Bird Seed Weeds). Buffalo Bur. MugwortThank you to reader Digeroo who has identified this as mugwort There were two of these so I left one and pulled out one. close-ups of the leaves reveal the "spots", common St John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum), Stinging NettlesDo beware of these. The tall plant to the right is a teasel. Perennial, must be dug out, including every piece of root which will grow if left. I try to leave any in my garden or pots now. I found this first one today (8-9-2013) and I don't think I've ever seen a specimen of fat hen with so many flowers and so tall. I wanted to clearly show the stem with the whorls. Bottom centre here is green alkanet. I pull it up as a weed wherever I find it. After the Wood Avens have flowered there are prickly burrs with the seeds. I saw this in St Pancras Old Church churchyard August 2018. There is a purple-leaved variety of creeping oxalis. Unfortunately I didn't see any flowers on it and it's disappeared from my garden. 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