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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:30 pm    Post subject: Are these weeds? Reply with quote

Hi guys,

Are these 2 plants weeds?
Anybody know what they are?

Thanks,

Bill



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes. First one is some sort of Trefoil and second one, the name of which I can't think of, is definitely a weed also. (Weeds can also be nice too.)
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

1. Look like Vicia sp...common name Vetch.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=vicia+cracca&rlz=1C1GNAM_en-GBGB687GB687&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=967&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiyu7GF6K_MAhWTOsAKHYCeD4sQ_AUIBigB

2. Looks like Aquilegia.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=aquilegia&rlz=1C1GNAM_en-GBGB687GB687&espv=2&biw=1920&bih=967&site=webhp&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&sqi=2&ved=0ahUKEwif_Kmx6K_MAhVHI8AKHUzgAoUQ_AUIBigB
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 10:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I knew them
Think first is Bush vetch and second is Colombine or grannys Bonnet.
Hopeing to get in before silver sufer there.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 8:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks everybody.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 6:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Vetch used as green manure, dug in to fix nitrogen. Seen in Garrai Glas. Thursday TG4. Great programme. English subtitles
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