What is this seedling in my flower pot?

Asked June 20, 2020, 1:18 PM EDT

I am planting flowers from seeds and this seedling emerged where I had placed impatiens seeds. What is it please.? Another annual? A volunteer? Native? Weed.?

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

Hi - The two larger seedlings look like Impatiens balsamina. I cannot tell what the smaller ones are. Many seedlings look very similar at this early stage of growth. Typically we need to see more mature plants (with flowers or fruits) in order to make a confident ID.