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What is this plant?

Hi everyone,

I am new to gardening so please forgive me if my question seems odd. I planted cucumber seeds 2 months ago in my garden and was happy to see several sprouts. However, now I am not sure if this is a cucumber plant. It's growing in the same area as my other cucumber plants that have yellow flowers. This plant has pink flowers and the leaves don't look like a cucumber plant.

Can anyone tell me what is this plant?
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applestar
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Re: What is this plant?

I'm thinking Horse Mint? Does it smell kind of spicy/minty when crushed? The stems are square, correct?

I have this growing -- It's a weed and will spread, but bees and butterflies love this plant, so you may want to let them grow in out of the way area.

...on second thought -- the leaves are wrong -- should be shield shaped. Does it have any scent when crushed?

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Re: What is this plant?

motherwort. definitely not a cuke.

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Re: What is this plant?

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Second vote for Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca).

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Re: What is this plant?

I don't have that one.... :?

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Re: What is this plant?

Thanks everyone. Definitely a motherwort.

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Re: What is this plant?

If you did not plant it, call it a weed and pull it out. If it has seed on it, it goes in the trash can. My definition of a weed: A plant out of place.



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