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Apr 21, 2018 12:50 PM CST
Vancouver Island, BC
I inherited a garden, seem to have lots of this popping up this spring. I thought it was dandelion at first but there's no signs of any flowers, very crisp lettuce-y smell to it when broken off, single thick taproot when pulled up.
Any ideas?
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Apr 21, 2018 12:57 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Maybe a poppy?
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Apr 21, 2018 2:13 PM CST
Name: Janine
NE Connecticut (Zone 6a)
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Yes, Papaver somniferum...sometimes called 'Lettuce Leaf Poppy'.
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Apr 21, 2018 2:14 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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