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Old 20-04-2021, 10:11 AM   #1
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2 to be ID'd please. The first one is niggling at me as I'm sure I know it. Second one I can only think of something like Antirrhinum, but I'm not certain.





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I thought the first one was lambs lettuce (I have sown it in this area before) and it’s been there through the winter and only started growing up and producing buds recently, which made me question it. I googled and discovered it will flower, so I’m hoping that’s what it is as I have been feeding it.
Any other ideas or confirmation it is Lamb’s Lettuce?
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Hi Emma could the first be Valarian?
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Old 20-04-2021, 10:09 PM   #4
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Hi Emma could the first be Valarian?
It could be Lynn but I checked it against The Tortoise Table and other websites and the leaves seem more pointed in Valerian whereas these are rounded.

I get all sorts popping up in the garden each year, but this one looked just like lambs lettuce until it started to grow taller and get buds. I might have to wait until flowers emerge and see what colour they are and try to ID it.
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Old 22-04-2021, 05:15 PM   #5
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Yup - first one is lambs lettuce. Little white flowers have appeared and fit all photos, so that’s good.
Anyone have any ideas on the second?
Very quiet on here...all busy making the most of the sun?
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The second one looks like a willowherb to me. There are I think 13 different types of willowherb. There appears to be quite a few types of lamb's lettuce, that one looks like the pictures that I've seen of wild lamb's lettuce
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Thanks Alan. I've never seen willowherb get quite so bushy but there's lots of willowherb growing around it so that makes sense.
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