Plant ID forum: I keep seeing this about

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Lana87
May 18, 2018 2:57 PM CST
I keep seeing these yellow flowers on my walks and some appeared in my garden. The flowers all grow on a single stalk in a row. Any ideas?
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Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jai_Ganesha
May 18, 2018 3:17 PM CST
Kerria japonica.
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Name: Deb
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Bonehead
May 18, 2018 3:19 PM CST
Looks like Kerria japonica to me, commonly known as Easter rose because it blooms in spring and resembles a rose. It can be invasive in some areas, but I find it to be a jolly shrub. For me in the Pacific NW, it grows in part-shade to pretty much full shade, which makes for a welcome splash of color.
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Oxford UK (Zone 8a)
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longk
May 18, 2018 3:20 PM CST
It looks like Kerria japonica to me. It's an invasive weed in my opinion as it suckers like billyoo.
Salvia and anything unusual
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jai_Ganesha
May 18, 2018 3:21 PM CST
Bonehead said:commonly known as Easter rose because it blooms in spring and resembles a rose.


Also because it is in the family Rosaceae, which includes roses, pomes, and others.
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Edinburgh
Lana87
May 18, 2018 3:25 PM CST
Thanks folks! Havent seen it around then all of a sudden this year its everywhere! Quite beautiful
Name: Deb
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Bonehead
May 18, 2018 4:11 PM CST
Keep your eye on it in your yard. It suckers quite freely, not sure if it also self-seeds. I find it pretty easy to contain over-vigorous plants by just deciding how large I want them to be and cutting a ring around that area when it first shows sign of life in the spring, and pulling everything that is outside your chosen range. I find kerria to be a nice shrub that intermixes well with others, as it will kind of weave its way among neighboring branches. Some folks might not like this, but I think it looks pretty.
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Silversurfer
May 18, 2018 4:12 PM CST
This is Kerria japonica .

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Pics shown by lana are Kerria japonica pleniflora to be exact.

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Edinburgh
Lana87
May 18, 2018 6:24 PM CST
Thanks, I'll watch it but i like to keep the edges of my garden quite wild, and i like the look of it so i don't mind if makes a home. It seems to have really caught on around here, i see it by the river and in any no-mans land unkept spaces it's flourishing. I assumed it was some kind of attractive weed
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plantladylin
May 18, 2018 6:37 PM CST
I agree, Japanese Kerria (Kerria japonica)

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Name: Deb
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Bonehead
May 18, 2018 7:21 PM CST
I rather take exception to the term 'weed' - but that's me. Enjoy your kerria, it really is a lovely multi-stemmed shrub.
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
May 18, 2018 8:20 PM CST
Definitely better looking than your average weed.
Porkpal
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jai_Ganesha
May 19, 2018 6:12 AM CST
porkpal said:Definitely better looking than your average weed.


That's simple confirmation bias. There's no average "weed."
Keep going!
Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
May 19, 2018 6:18 AM CST
Okay. What if I just say I like its appearance more than most.
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