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21/07/2014 at 23:02

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/53360.jpg?width=158&height=89&mode=max

 

Dear Forum Members,

Can you identify this? is it of the 'hyacinth' family? Berries look toxic. I don't want it where it is in the garden, is it easy to remove? can it be transplanted? I have a feeling it's quite a ubiquitous plant in these Isles, having seen it before.

Many thanks!

The Grateful Deadhead

 

21/07/2014 at 23:03

Not sure why its such a tiny picture. sorry!!!

21/07/2014 at 23:04

Too small to see in fact   Can you upload a bigger version?

21/07/2014 at 23:07

Arum maculatum - Lords and Ladies aka Cuckoopint.....wild flower probably brought in by the birds. Most things in the garden are poisonous!!

21/07/2014 at 23:08

If it has green leaves it's Arum maculatum, lords and ladies, cuckoo pint.

If it has variegated leaves it's Arum italicum marmoratum

It was about 1mm bigger when I enlarged it Steve

21/07/2014 at 23:11

  That's useful then!    Just tried enlarging the display.. That works

Glad you've got an answer

21/07/2014 at 23:18

Again apologies for the photo size.

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!!!

The Grateful Deadhead

21/07/2014 at 23:33

aaaah! just been reading up on it. I have heard of the  "Arum Lily" before. Thanks again!

21/07/2014 at 23:43

I think arum lily is Zantedeschia, summat else altogether

22/07/2014 at 00:03

Here it says it's also known as arum lily:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arum_maculatum

 

I suppose there's nothing preventing two species being known as arum lily, is there?

 

22/07/2014 at 07:12

Well, that's an example of the fallibility of Wiki 

22/07/2014 at 07:14
Oooh, I feel a mares tail/horsetail coming on.....(blush face)
22/07/2014 at 07:39

Oh no!!!  Don't let's go there again ............................  I don't have the energy in this weather 

22/07/2014 at 10:16

Oh I quite agree re wiki. its best to triangulate your data... !

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