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By Bernard

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom Gb

Weed query 13

This pretty little plant has arrived in the woodland garden. It looks like being a very useful ground cover and although it is spreading with the speed of light, I imagine it will be easy to control (famous last words). I'd love to know what it is called and whether it could be a problem. I have a soft spot for small plants with tiny flowers, so hope it can stay.




Speedwell, a common lawn weed.

2 May, 2011


yep it is one of the many speedwells. It is pretty and easy to grub out but can be invasive.

2 May, 2011


I like this flower and prefer to call it a wild flower, rather than a weed.

2 May, 2011


Thanks folks, we're on the same wavelength Beattie.

2 May, 2011


All flowering plants are flowers, wild or otherwise - a weed is only a plant growing uninvited somewhere you don't want it as far as I'm concerned.

3 May, 2011

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