Is this some kind of Heuchera?

ktrout(z6a, NE Kansas)August 21, 2011

Hi Everyone! We just moved into a house in KS, zone 5, and we have a yard for the first time in quite a while. Lots of shade, and I'm trying to figure out how to convert most of the front yard to shaded beds. I've been a fan of this site for a long time, and I finally have a reason to post! Anyway, I found a bunch of these seedlings, and I thought they might be some kind of Heuchera. I dug them out of the yard. Can anyone ID them? Thanks for the help!


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hostared(Z5, IL)

Looks like Geum. Mine self seed all over or a weed but not a heuchera.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2011 at 4:44PM
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thisismelissa(z4a-S Twin Cities MN)

Whatever it is, check the stem. If it's square, it means it is likely from the mint family and can be invasive. Crush the leaves and smell. If it's got a strong fragrance and a square stem, I'd not plant it into the ground. Keep it containerized!

    Bookmark   August 22, 2011 at 9:21PM
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ktrout32

Thanks! And thanks for the advice! Much appreciated.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2011 at 9:43PM
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