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sparviter

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I have two flowers to ID if possible please found on farmland in east anglia
 

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sparviter

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All found growing wild in alkaline soil and most probably all common, the first photo shows two flowers one large the other very small. The large flower is new to me so it may have been planted by someone. I think the next photo shows a common herb of some kind but I can’t seem to remember what.
 

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Richard D

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Larger plant is 'Love in the Mist' Garden escapee, and the smaller some form of Mysotis/Forget-me-not.

Second picture I think might be Green Alkanet, orginally a garden plant but long established in the wild.
 

aeshna5

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Larger plant is 'Love in the Mist' Garden escapee, and the smaller some form of Mysotis/Forget-me-not.

Second picture I think might be Green Alkanet, orginally a garden plant but long established in the wild.
Second plant is definitely Green Alkanet, Pentaglottis sempervirens. A very invasive thug but popular with a range of generalist pollinators & will support Scarlet Tiger Moth larvae & Forget-me-not Shieldbug amongst other invertebrates.
 

sparviter

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Many thanks, if you would be so kind all found growing wild.
 

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Richard D

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First looks like a bellflower maybe Campanula trachelium
Second is a Silene (Campion)
Third might be Viscaria (Sticky catch fly)
Fourth probably Mullein
 

aeshna5

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First looks like a bellflower maybe Campanula trachelium
Second is a Silene (Campion)
Third might be Viscaria (Sticky catch fly)
Fourth probably Mullein
Agree with 1
2 White Campion, Silene latifolia
3 Red Campion, S. diocia growing through some Knapweed leaves
4 Great Mullein, Verbascum thapsus.
 

sparviter

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Yes, same photo sorry, but these were taken today, if you be so kind to identify them for me.
 

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aeshna5

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1 Phacelia tanacetifolia- not native, grown as green manure/in pollinator mixes.
2 Comfrey sp, Symphytum sp-can't see enough to take it further
3 Ox-eye Daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare
4/5 Ground Ivy, Glechoma hederacea.
 

sparviter

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Many thanks to one and all, I may have duplicated once again so with that in mind could you identify this batch please.
 

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aeshna5

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1 & 8 (same photo!) Mignonette, Reseda lutea
2 Red Clover, Trifolium pratense
3 Burdock, Arctium sp
4 Borage, Borago officinalis
5 Silverweed, Argentina anserina
6 Horseshoe Vetch, Hippocrepis comosa
7 Mugwort, Artemisia vulgaris
8 Guelder Rose, Viburnum opulus
 

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