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fabiana
Buenos Aires
Argentina

December 25, 2012
8:16 AM

Post #9366673

Could anyone please ID this garden weed with pretty purple flowers? They sprung up in Argentina, where I live, at the beginning of summer. The chickweed in the same pot is unrelated, of course. Bigger plants have hairy stalks and rosette-like leaves that spread in a circle from the central stem.
Thank you!!

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singhg45
Delhi
India

December 25, 2012
8:38 AM

Post #9366689

The weed on the right side with broad leaves is Stellaria media. The one with purple flowers is ornamental Echium lanceolatum
altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

December 28, 2012
5:23 PM

Post #9369410

I believe it's Echium plantagineum, which is probably what you meant.

growin

growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


December 28, 2012
7:21 PM

Post #9369490

I'm with altagardener, Echium.
singhg45
Delhi
India

December 29, 2012
1:57 PM

Post #9370032

Yes a slip of tongue (fingers). I had identified Echium plantagineum from Kashmir after lot of struggle. Luckily there is no species by the name of E. lanceolatum, and saves me from misidentification.
fabiana
Buenos Aires
Argentina

December 30, 2012
4:53 AM

Post #9370328

I'm so sorry I took a while to answer, I had to go away unexpectedly.
Thank you so much for the identification, all of you! I have been wanting to know what this little beauty is forever. I am so happy and so grateful to have found this forum. A million thanks!

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