Names for these weeds

Meeelinda

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I need help identifying these weeds, and if they are edible for my for my Russian Tortoise. #2 I was told it was Mallow
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#5 is dandelion because of the sharp leaves. Dandelion somewhat means lion's tooth because of it.
 

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The the first picture is a mixture. I can only really identify the filaree, grass, and chickweed, each are edible. . Look them up on Google images and you'll be able to tell which one is which. 3 is mallow, edible. Number 2 might be really tall chickweed. I believe it grows a little white flower.
 

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Don't believe #2 is mallow. Not sure what it is. #1 is filaree, plus some grasses.
 

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Thank you all! I just got my Tortoise and haven't gave the little guy any thing but Swiss chard and collard greens. I am trying to upload another photo and it doesn't want to upload.
 

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I think its fantastic that you are trying to figure these all out! Keep trying and keep learning. :D

I can't tell what all is in number one.
I don't know number two.
Three is mallow and its and excellent tortoise food. My tortoises eat it for 4-5 months of every year.
Four and five are good foods too. Something in the dandelion family.
 

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Number 2 looks like Vinca , the plants with larger shiny leaves on this picture and purple/violet flowers. Can't tell 100% for sure, flowers-definitely vinca-looking, if so, I'd keep it away from torts. In pharmaceuticals they use vinca extracts to make chemotherapy drugs
 

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I was talking to my breeder and she said it looks like the first picture is Sow thistle.I googled it and it defiantly looks like it.
 

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