Mystery seedling I'd

LittleLithop(4a)May 10, 2013

This is my first year winter sowing and even with the late spring we are having I am very happy with the amount of seedlings I have. I will be doing this every year, it's all very exciting!!! I hope someone can help me id this little mystery seedling I have coming up in a few if my containers. It already has a few leaves so I hope that helps. I didn't think I was that careless with the seeds, but it seems to be coming up next to seedlings that look nothing like it. Could it be a weed from the soil? I bought some cheaper stuff that is working fine. It's the little one to the right. Maybe they stuck to my hands when I was planting because they are all over each container. Thanks for any help!!

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LittleLithop(4a)

Here it is in the other container next to my lupines so I know it's not intentional. (The two furthest right seedlings)

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 11:28PM
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northerner_on(Z5A ONCanada)

Sorry I can't help id these little plants, but when I need an id I go to the site called 'Name that Plant'. It is on this forum and they are great. Hope this link works:

http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/namegal/

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 11:38AM
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LittleLithop(4a)

Thank you!

    Bookmark   May 11, 2013 at 2:08PM
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caryltoo Z7/SE PA

Are your containers open? If so I'd bet that they're weeds that blew in. I get a fair number of those once the container is open.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2013 at 8:26AM
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LittleLithop(4a)

The containers are closed but I found out from a more knowledgable person that they are weeds. Stupid cheap soil at menards! Last time I buy that stuff. I'm not even sure what brand but I do remember it was in a red and white bag. Never again will I buy the super cheap junk. It's not even in my open containers but growing (like a weed) in my closed containers I just don't get it!? The conditions must have been just right. Yuck!!!

    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 1:35PM
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caryltoo Z7/SE PA

The weeds are hardy, that's for sure. They always seem to be up and thriving well before the perennials break dormancy.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 3:34PM
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flora_uk(SW UK 8/9)

The seedling in the top picture looks a lot like Chenopodium album aka Goosefoot.

    Bookmark   May 13, 2013 at 4:59PM
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vera_eastern_wa(5a-5b)

Yeah Flora, I was thinking the same thing....I know it here as Lambsquarters. It's edible green you know :)

    Bookmark   May 14, 2013 at 5:07PM
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