I need help identifying these weeds.

chrisloFebruary 19, 2010

I need help identifying these two weeds. I think the first one might be burdock but I'm not sure. The leaves on the 1st one are really big. I thought the second one might be stinging nettle but when I touched it, I wasn't stung.

Weed 1

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t295/blanchedevereux/Unknownweeds004-1.jpg?t=1266626966

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t295/blanchedevereux/Unknownweeds003.jpg?t=1266626984

Weed 2

http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t295/blanchedevereux/Unknownweeds005.jpg?t=1266627038

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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

Uncertain about #1. But #2 looks suspiciously like garlic mustard, a nasty invasive weed that's rapidly taking over the understory in many regions. If so, get rid of it now.

See http://www.invasive.org/eastern/biocontrol/29GarlicMustard.html

Here is a link that might be useful: garlic mustard

    Bookmark   February 20, 2010 at 2:19AM
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hortster(6a, southcentral KS)

#1 looks like a member of the genus Heracleum, cow parsnips. There are several that have a similar appearance.
hortster

    Bookmark   February 20, 2010 at 12:48PM
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chrislo

I now know that the first weed is in fact Cow Parsnips. However, I'm still confused as to what the second weed is. It grows a lot in the shade.

    Bookmark   March 22, 2010 at 12:25PM
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neen_5mi(z5 MI)

I think the second plant is catnip.

Mary

    Bookmark   May 6, 2010 at 3:39PM
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