Plant ID forum: Can anyone identify these?

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Name: Christi d'Albenas
Minnesota (Zone 4b)
dalbenie
Mar 28, 2017 12:40 PM CST
I moved into a house with a garden in back that has not been tended in a LONG time. I was wondering if anyone could help me identify these plants. I'm planning on removing them if I cannot find out what kind of plants they are. I'm living in Minnesota!
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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Mar 28, 2017 1:16 PM CST
The bottom pic looks like salvia, middle looks like thistle or Cardoon.
Top pic?
Dunno, maybe wait for leaves.
Name: Sandy B.
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Weedwhacker
Mar 29, 2017 9:07 AM CST
Welcome to NGA, Christi ( @dalbenie ).

When you say the garden hasn't been tended "in a long time," do you mean years? If so, I would suspect most of what is growing is weeds that have taken advantage of the situation. If you are interested in planting this year I'd suggest cleaning them out and starting anew; otherwise, you could wait and see if there is anything desirable growing.

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Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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purpleinopp
Mar 29, 2017 4:35 PM CST
Reminds me of Monarda (bee balm.) If so, the crush dried debris could yield that minty odor, IDK.
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Name: Janine
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janinilulu
Mar 29, 2017 7:15 PM CST
Bottom might be Leonotis or Phlomis.
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