Plant ID

Echaryn

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Hello, is anyone able to identify these plants and tell if it is safe to feed my Russian tort? I checked online plant IDs and couldn't seem to find anything that matched enough. weeds.jpg
 

Maro2Bear

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It kind of has a leaf pattern of a “vetch” - here on the East Coast we have a lot of Crown Vetch. All those little leaflets off the main stem make it look “vetchy”. Any signs of any flowers?

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Echaryn

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It kind of has a leaf pattern of a “vetch” - here on the East Coast we have a lot of Crown Vetch. All those little leaflets off the main stem make it look “vetchy”. Any signs of any flowers?

Good luck.....
No flowers, at least not any that I saw.
 

Guts

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I second bittercress, have you ever seen the little pods pop at the end of summer? If so that’s most likely what it is I think
 

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I think hairy bittercress also. You can’t really see the base leaves, that makes it a bit hard to say.

If you look at this photo you will see the same skinny seed pods up top; the same narrower-looking leaves underneath them; but then down at the bottom a circular “rosette” of leaves with a very different shape. I think you have them but under the dead leaves so we can’t really see them. If you taste the bottom leaves they should be a bit peppery, like arugula.

Safe if your tortoise will eat it.

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