What are these plants?

liquidlight

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I have no idea what these plants are and would love it if someone could please tell me. The last photo is a tree, I think. 😊
 

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1st is a common nightshade or similar.

3rd looks like a wide leaf plantain.

4th? not sure, perhaps poison ivy, would need a different picture of the leaves.
 

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#4 is some kind of sapling.
Buy a cheap reciprocating saw. They REALLY help with pruning trees and bushes AND weeds AND weed trees and the chain doesn't slip off, bc you replace blades.
Dig down about 4 inches, saw the sapling, shove cardboard in the hole, and it won't come back, all without herbicide.
 

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Thanks for the replies! I get a little anxious with plants I don't know about growing in my yard or pots so this has helped a lot. I'll try to get better pics next time to show the flowers/leaves more clearly.
 

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1st is a common nightshade or similar.

3rd looks like a wide leaf plantain.
Agreed.
The purple is some type of Platycondon or bellflower.
#2 is a bellflower, possibly Campanula americana. I have those growing wild on my property. DW thought they looked pretty, and transplanted some into her flower garden - BIG MISTAKE!!! They are very invasive and spread like crazy, that was a couple years ago & we are still rooting them out here & there. We did let some grow next to the foundation, where they don't threaten anything else.
Bellflower

#4 is box elder, a very fast-growing tree. There must be a larger box elder somewhere nearby, their maple-like seeds can fly short distances on the wind. Box elder is a "weed tree", it colonizes open space & forms deep roots quickly. I have a large male tree in my front yard, with a female tree right across the street... so these pop up in my yard frequently.
 

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