Plant identification

Asked May 6, 2019, 3:29 PM EDT


This plant is growing like crazy in my yard and garden, but I can't figure out what it is. I'd like to know what kind of plant it is and what it can be used for before I try and get rid of it. It's leaves are arranged in an alternating pattern and so far I have not seen any flowers or buds.
Thank you for your help.

Jackson County Colorado

1 Response

It looks like Campanula rapunculoides Otherwise known as Creeping Bellflower. You will have to let it bloom to be sure. This is an old cottage garden plant and it can be very aggressive. Some people love it, others consider it a weed.