What is this plant?

Asked May 1, 2017, 10:29 AM EDT

I am finding this plant in various spots in my front and back yard. I believe it has a deep purple flower if I am not mistaken. Can you help me identify it and tell me if this is considered a weed or a plant? Thanks.

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

This is a type of flower called Columbine. It is perennial and will return year after year. They also self-seed.