What is this?

jamie1450January 8, 2014

Any idea what this is? I put a pumpkin carcass in our yard in October and now these are popping up everywhere in that side of the yard but not exactly where I put the pumpkin. I just never noticed these plants/weeds until today. I'm putting in my first garden this year so I know very little about gardening. Thanks!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

A mutt, squash are very promiscuos.

    Bookmark   January 11, 2014 at 4:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

They look like pumpkin seedlings but i am not sure.

    Bookmark   January 19, 2014 at 8:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That looks very much like a weed that grows around here.
It is Common Mallow.


    Bookmark   January 25, 2014 at 12:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
runswithscissors(MT 4/5)

It looks like Mallow to me, too. It is super-duper invasive in my yard. An attractive plant, and the flowers are are pretty, too, but don't let it fool you. Let just one of of these suckers go to seed and you will have 500 million of them growing everywhere. Each root goes clear to china and if it breaks off...it just grows back. Every little root left in the ground grows a whole new plant. Can you tell, I don't like mallow? :)

    Bookmark   April 17, 2014 at 9:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Definitely Malva neglecta also called cheeses by the more polite. Also all parts are edible both raw or cooked. An Old World native originally.

    Bookmark   April 23, 2014 at 8:08PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Squash varities
Hi! I've never cared much for squash, mostly due to...
Blue Gyroscope
Cucurbita maxima 'Blue Gyroscope' is a cross with mother...
Pumpkins turning yellow/withering
I'm trying to grow some Jarrahdale pumpkins but they...
Splendid SquashSwap...What are you growing this year?
Hi guys! I am hosting a pumpkin and squash seed swap!...
Kirbs Bjela Woda
In 2014 I created my first squash and pumpkins for...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™