Please help..what is this plant.... why do you keep growing....


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Hi guys, hope all are well.... I need some help please with these plants (attached picture) I keep pulling them out and they keep growing like wild fire. Quite sick of them literally now and ruining part of my patio border..

What kind of plants are these and how do i get rid? Any information will be good, quite new to gardening so your expert help will be much appreciated... ncl, uk
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Would like to see the leaves when they open fully. Bit worried that what you have there is Japanese knotweed, but cannot say for sure. Certainly somewhere nearby there is a plant which is suckering into your area.
 
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Would like to see the leaves when they open fully. Bit worried that what you have there is Japanese knotweed, but cannot say for sure. Certainly somewhere nearby there is a plant which is suckering into your area.

Thanks @Owdboggy - quite worried about that now too if it it japanese knotweed as I know a nearby building which was infested by it and still undergoing treatment.

I will let one of these shoots fully grow and I will reattach a picture in the coming week, thanks a million
 
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Don't know if it is found in the UK but it looks like the Pokeberry plant we have here. I keep ours from going to seed to slow the spread but the roots keep sprouting up.
 
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I agree, it's going to have to get some more growth on it, but it reminds me of when I chop down a 4 0'clock plant, when it grows back, it looks similar to that, with that thick stem, as opposed to the same plant starting from a seed, which is much smaller and obviously a seedling.

The same could be said for a Pokeberry plant, as mentioned by Mrsclem in post #4 above, that's how it looks when I chop and drop it, then it grows back from the root system.
 
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Thanks guys for the responses, just found a shoot nearby but its not fully grown yet, i'll keep an eye on this one until grown abit more...
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Ah thats brilliant guys! You guys know your plants for sure.

I've just found an old picture before I had the garden remake over in the exact same place and those yellow flowers on the lysimachia look very similar.

Now digging these roots up.... here comes the fun....

Thanks again guys
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