Seedling ID please

embassyno1June 21, 2014

Have loads of these coming up over the last week & wonder if they're one if a number if flower seeds deciding to finally come through after well over a month or just weeds I should just pull.

Thanks in advance.

Phil.

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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

Did you plant any gourd/squash of any sort?

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 3:28PM
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surya55_gw

That was my guess as well.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2014 at 9:19PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

'Loads of these coming up'. So I don't think it's a squash. Plus the true leaves don't look right. Could we have another picture taken with slightly more developed true leaves and also a scale? An id doesn't immediately leap out at me as being one of our common weeds.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2014 at 8:00AM
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embassyno1

Hopefully this will help.
Basically I had a number of flower seed packets really out of date.
I put them in Mid-May around the bigger established plants already there.
So now IâÂÂm wondering if its weeds or the flowers finally coming to life.
The pattern of them is consistent with where I put the seeds and the plants seem pretty much all of the same type, coming up at the same time.
Alternatively of course, they could be really uniform and well spaced weeds, and IâÂÂm just being ultra-hopeful!

Thank you for your help guys.

    Bookmark   June 24, 2014 at 4:17AM
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linaria_gw

Looks weedy, very much like Mercurialis annua, (annual mercury?)

    Bookmark   June 24, 2014 at 7:33AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Yes - I'd also say Mercurialis annua, Annual Mercury. Common weed species.

    Bookmark   June 24, 2014 at 12:50PM
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embassyno1

Thanks everyone.

Spot of weeding tonight then!

    Bookmark   June 25, 2014 at 3:51AM
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