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By Mark61

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi just wondered if anyone could tell me what this plant is that i seem to be finding all over my garden not sure if it is a weed lol.Thankyou for your help.Mark

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I would suggest that the first and last seedlings are ash trees and the middle one is an elder seedling. All would be 'weeds' in the garden.

7 Jun, 2014


I have them all over my garden, pull them out while they are small, when they get bigger the roots go deeper and longer and are a problem to get out.

7 Jun, 2014


I agree, ash and elder, I would think there is an established ash tree somewhere near - they seed everywhere. You will know if the other one is elder by crushing the leaves, distinctive aroma.

7 Jun, 2014


Hi all thankyou so much for your help.I have now pulled them all up.Shall keep a eye out for any more.Not sure if there is any ash trees nearby .Thankyou again for your help mark

8 Jun, 2014


They are really hard to pull out when they get bigger. I have to dig mine out as I miss them every now and then.
Get rid of them is my advice-quick as you can!

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