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Jun 21, 2015 2:28 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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Several of these have sprouted up in the vicinity of the bird feeder. Anyone know what it is? When I pulled it up, it was a little thorny on the edges of the leaves.

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Jun 21, 2015 2:37 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Not sure, it reminds me of a Lactuca weed that we get here.

Prickly Lettuce (Lactuca serriola)
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Jun 21, 2015 2:46 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
thanks, Lin--I think you nailed it! Hurray! Thank You!

Must have been in one of the bird seed mixtures I used.
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Jun 21, 2015 2:57 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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I tip my hat to you. That was just a guess on my part cause it reminded me of the weed we see here at times. Green Grin!
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~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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Jun 21, 2015 3:02 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
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It looks too prickly along the leaf margins for prickly lettuce. If you look at the underside of the midrib does it have spines like this?

http://weeds.cropsci.illinois....

I'm leaning more towards a sow thistle, such as:

https://njaes.rutgers.edu/weed...
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Jun 21, 2015 3:11 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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I think my database photos are mixed up, I have some pics at the entry for Spiny Sow-thistle (Sonchus asper) as well as some at the entry for Prickly Lettuce (Lactuca serriola) and they both look like the same plant.

*Blush* Now I need help figuring out which is the correct identification.
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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Jun 21, 2015 3:35 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
thanks, Sue. Just went out and checked and it does not have spines on the underside of the midrib! So a sow thistle? Thank You! Thumbs up
"One of the pleasures of being a gardener comes from the enjoyment you get looking at other people's yards”
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Jun 21, 2015 3:58 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
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I'm so glad @sooby Sue posted here because I did indeed have pictures in the L. serriola database that should have been in Sonchus asper so I've proposed to have them moved over.

Thanks Sue!
~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


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