Plant ID forum: Mystery plant

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Worcestershire. UK.
LesC
Apr 21, 2018 8:19 AM CST
Can you help identify this plant please?
We did not sow it, it is self seeded and is now about 3ft high.
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Yorkshirelass
Apr 21, 2018 9:15 AM CST
It looks like Epilobium, (Willowherb). The seeds do tend to blow around at the end of summer and they can then pop up almost anywhere,- usually where you don't want them!https://www.brc.ac.uk/plantatlas/plant/epilobium-parviflorum

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purpleinopp
Apr 21, 2018 9:25 AM CST
Compare to Euphorbia lathyris: Gopher Spurge (Euphorbia lathyris)
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LesC
Apr 21, 2018 11:18 AM CST
Many thanks for your help. It is definitely Euphorbia
(Mole Spurge). Thank You!
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purpleinopp
Apr 22, 2018 5:29 AM CST
Happy to suggest. :)
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Frenchy21
Apr 22, 2018 6:12 AM CST
I had this plant years ago. I liked it but my DH couldn't even touch it (leaves and stems) without getting a rash so I had to get rid of it. Sighing!
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purpleinopp
Apr 22, 2018 7:11 AM CST
Why did he keep touching it?
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Frenchy21
Apr 22, 2018 9:57 AM CST
When weeding and mowing mostly, or painting the foundation. The plants spread all over the place but eventually I managed to remove 99%.
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purpleinopp
Apr 22, 2018 10:17 AM CST
Makes perfect sense, I was mostly going for humor though. Sorry if it missed the mark. I know that rash well, really miserable! I have a lot of various Euphorbias in pots and even though I know to wash immediately if I get some sap on my skin, I don't always realize it has happened.
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Frenchy21
Apr 22, 2018 11:05 AM CST
I'm lucky that the sap doesn't bother me. Smiling However my DH now knows to stay away from any euphorbias Crying - I ID them especially for him. Lovey dubby

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