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By Andrea

Yorkshire, United Kingdom Gb

Plant ID ....This rogue plant is growing at a rapid pace in my garden. Can anyone ID it please?




Possibly knautia.

15 May, 2018


Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon) perhaps?

16 May, 2018


Looks very like a knautia I've just bought.

16 May, 2018


In Cardoon, the leaves are alternate, that is, they grow one at a time along the stem. In Knautia, as here, the leaves are opposite, that is, they grow in pairs along the stem.

16 May, 2018


I would agree Knautia as I have these spring up everywhere, including the paths, having planted a few some years ago. Pretty if in the right place, otherwise they tend to flop and smother other plants.

17 May, 2018


Thanks everyone

17 May, 2018

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