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Apr 21, 2018 8:19 AM CST
Worcestershire. UK.
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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Apr 21, 2018 9:15 AM CST

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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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Apr 21, 2018 9:25 AM CST
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Compare to Euphorbia lathyris: Gopher Spurge (Euphorbia lathyris)
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Apr 21, 2018 11:18 AM CST
Worcestershire. UK.
Many thanks for your help. It is definitely Euphorbia
(Mole Spurge). Thank You!
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Apr 22, 2018 5:29 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL 🌵🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
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Happy to suggest. Smiling
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Apr 22, 2018 6:12 AM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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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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Apr 22, 2018 7:11 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Why did he keep touching it?
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Apr 22, 2018 9:57 AM CST
Name: Frenchy
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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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Apr 22, 2018 10:17 AM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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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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Apr 22, 2018 11:05 AM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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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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