Plant ID forum: Is this a weed?

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Name: Karen
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kqcrna
May 30, 2017 5:18 PM CST
I hope so because I got rid of a lot of it Hilarious!

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Name: Christine
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wildflowers
May 30, 2017 5:29 PM CST
Maybe some kind of Viola?
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Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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kqcrna
May 30, 2017 5:56 PM CST
Well, I've never grown viola there, and there were a lot of volunteers (which made me think it was a weed)

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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
May 30, 2017 6:49 PM CST
If it is growing where you don't want it, it is a weed.
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Name: Karen
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kqcrna
May 30, 2017 7:35 PM CST
Well, viola would be good.

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wildflowers
May 31, 2017 9:48 AM CST
It also reminds me of Prunella vulgaris seedlings.
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Frillylily
May 31, 2017 9:56 AM CST
not viola, I don't think the leaves are heart shaped enough, do you have a pic of it from it's side to show how the leaves come off the stem? Is there a stem?
Name: Karen
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kqcrna
May 31, 2017 5:40 PM CST
I had to look up Prunella. It does look a lot like that.

There isn't really a stem. It's coming up as a bunch of leaves, like a ground cover. I culled the vast majority of it, only left a tiny piece to try to discover what it is. It popped up all over this spring, and I don't remember seeing it before now.

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Name: greene
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greene
May 31, 2017 6:10 PM CST
I have no clue what your plant is but here is a link with excellent photos so you can compare.
http://www.virboga.de/Prunella...

If it is popping up all over the place you might consider it weedy enough to be eliminated no matter what it turns out to be.
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