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MarcP
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A lawn weed and a tiny forest flower

This weed with its tiny flowers is all over my lawn. It's obviously common but I haven't IDed it.
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These next two photos are of very small daisy-like flowers that grow in abundance in my woods. The broader speckled leaf you see in one of the photos belongs to yellow trout lilies that are also abundant.
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Re: A lawn weed and a tiny forest flower

The forest wildflower is spring beauty. Very nice. I really like your little woods full of nice native woodland wildflowers.

Not sure about the lawn weed.
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Re: A lawn weed and a tiny forest flower

Yeap, that's it! Thank you :-)
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Re: A lawn weed and a tiny forest flower

that first weed is one of the wild cresses, as last seen in roguerose's thread 'what is this taking over my lawn?'...think she took the pics down, though.

re: spring beauty...the corms they grow from are edible and quite good once cooked, but only to be collected where there's lots and lots of them. pretty tedious to collect, too, as each one is pretty small.

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Re: A lawn weed and a tiny forest flower

Cress it is, potatoes. Wow! There are so many types. Maybe I can get out again before the flowers go away to do a better study of the plants. Thank you for your help :-)
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