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(vanity) Would some FReeper please help identify this $%^&^ing weed?
Marty's backyard | 6/18/11 | ol' marty

Posted on 06/18/2011 1:12:06 PM PDT by martin_fierro

Would some garden-savvy FReeper please help identify this kind of weed:

Its kind overtake my backyard every Spring. If left to grow long enough they can get pretty large/bushy.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Gardening; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: frenchbroom; genistamonspessulana; mysteryweed; uruguayanbotany; weedbgonmax
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kthx!
1 posted on 06/18/2011 1:12:11 PM PDT by martin_fierro
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To: martin_fierro

Is it native to Uruguay?


2 posted on 06/18/2011 1:13:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: martin_fierro

zuchini


3 posted on 06/18/2011 1:14:31 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: cripplecreek

For all I know it’s from Mars.


4 posted on 06/18/2011 1:14:38 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro

Not sure, but it’s not purple kush.


5 posted on 06/18/2011 1:15:18 PM PDT by Free Descendant (Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.)
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To: martin_fierro

We have something that looks like that in our yard, er farm, I think it might be milk weed, not sure though. Take a leaf and pinch it off, see if it leaks something that looks milky.


6 posted on 06/18/2011 1:15:22 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: martin_fierro

It came from Uranus.


7 posted on 06/18/2011 1:16:27 PM PDT by MARTIAL MONK (I'm waiting for the POP!)
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To: MsLady

Hmmm on second look I don’t think it’s milk weed. Milk weed has thicker leaves. Try taking it to a garden shop. They can usually tell you what it is and how to get rid of it.


8 posted on 06/18/2011 1:17:09 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: martin_fierro

Go to davesgarden.com. They have a whole section devoted to identifying mystery plants.


9 posted on 06/18/2011 1:17:40 PM PDT by wigswest
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To: martin_fierro

Can ya smoke it? If so, you better not let your local law enforcement find out! LOL!


10 posted on 06/18/2011 1:17:43 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: martin_fierro

Dude! Your left arm must be huge to tank that watch around.


11 posted on 06/18/2011 1:19:56 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To the left the truth looks Right-Wing.)
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To: MARTIAL MONK

Milkweed? If so, it’s a favorite of monarch butterflies.


12 posted on 06/18/2011 1:20:07 PM PDT by Timmy
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To: martin_fierro

Email a pic of that to your state/county Ag Extension Service. They’ll help you out.


13 posted on 06/18/2011 1:20:16 PM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: martin_fierro
These people can help you:

Name that Plant

They are going to ask you things like... Is it woody or herbaceous? -- Do the roots grow sideways (runners)? -- What do the flowers look like? What zone do you live in?-- etc.

But without knowing any of those answers, I am going to guess a wild honeysuckle. If it is, pull it every time you see it and don't let it flower.

14 posted on 06/18/2011 1:20:46 PM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: martin_fierro

Well it looks like a pea plant

but at least its not Kudzu

:)


15 posted on 06/18/2011 1:21:00 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: TangoLimaSierra

It looks like the same watch that I have.


16 posted on 06/18/2011 1:22:20 PM PDT by reg45
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To: martin_fierro

From the picture, looks like milkweed. If you break a stem or tear a leaf, do you get a sticky white liquid coming from the breaks?

If it is milkweed, you might as well just sell the property and move away, because your house will be gone - utterly eaten - within two years. In fact, you should probably nuke the site from orbit, it’s the only way to be sure.

Okay, I made the last paragraph up.


17 posted on 06/18/2011 1:23:43 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("Armed forces abroad are of little value unless there is prudent counsel at home." - Cicero)
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To: MsLady; Timmy

Yeah, negatory on the Milkweed thing. Milkweed appears to have pretty flowers, and this crappy weed doesn’t.


18 posted on 06/18/2011 1:23:49 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: martin_fierro

Globe mallow?


19 posted on 06/18/2011 1:24:30 PM PDT by Havisham
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To: martin_fierro
We've got #%$%@ weeds, in the yard!


20 posted on 06/18/2011 1:27:36 PM PDT by 6SJ7 (atlasShruggedInd = TRUE)
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To: martin_fierro

I think it’s Dickweed. You see a lot of it growing in the White House garden.


21 posted on 06/18/2011 1:28:18 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: martin_fierro

Sheep’s ear? Try getting a goat.

I had a mystery weed last year that everyone thought was milkweed, but it turned out to be a sunflower.


22 posted on 06/18/2011 1:28:39 PM PDT by Tax-chick (One step ahead of the jailer.)
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To: martin_fierro

seaweed


23 posted on 06/18/2011 1:28:50 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: martin_fierro

I agree with another poster looks like autumn olive, wild form ofg honeysuckle, very invasive, will get large and flower, filling the air with a sickly perfume that is unmistakable. If you have little ones there must be some big ones, white flowers. The big ones need to be gotten rid of the you will quit getting little ones.


24 posted on 06/18/2011 1:29:31 PM PDT by MomwithHope (Wake up America we are at war with militant Islam and progressives - 2 fronts.)
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To: Huskrrrr

LOL


25 posted on 06/18/2011 1:29:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: martin_fierro

Judging by the leaves, it looks like a member of the pea family, which includes clover, sweet clover, lupine, and many other plants. Have you seen the flowers?


26 posted on 06/18/2011 1:29:49 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: martin_fierro

That almost looks like false blue indigo.


27 posted on 06/18/2011 1:30:40 PM PDT by JRochelle (Obama sucks, birthers suck, Trump sucks, I could go on but I ran out of room.)
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To: martin_fierro

What state is that growing in? The soil looks like S.E. U.S.

What does it look like when mature?


28 posted on 06/18/2011 1:31:03 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: TangoLimaSierra; reg45

Best damn watch I've ever had.

29 posted on 06/18/2011 1:31:40 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Tax-chick

Now, why would I sic a goat on a poor little sheep?

You horrible woman.


30 posted on 06/18/2011 1:33:25 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: MsLady
Looks like milkweed. Break a leaf, if it oozes a thick white goo, it's milkweed. It is also the only plant eaten by monarch butterfly caterpillars, and you'll often find their chysalises hanging on them... a light jade green orb-like coccoon ringed under the top with a single strand of black & gold flecks.

:^\

31 posted on 06/18/2011 1:33:34 PM PDT by Gargantua ("Palin 2012 ~ Going Oval" ©2010 by Gargantua)
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To: martin_fierro

Hang it upside down until it gets dry then smoke it.

That’s the only way to be sure.


32 posted on 06/18/2011 1:36:02 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: martin_fierro

Lambs ear? that will take over everything as well.


33 posted on 06/18/2011 1:37:56 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: martin_fierro

My first thought is cottonwood, which is actually a tree, but grows like weeds. But I don’t know about the leaves matching that, and where the picture was taken. Is this from Uruguay, and could you be more detailed about the plant?


34 posted on 06/18/2011 1:39:03 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: annieokie

NO NOT LAMBS EAR. Sorry, Lambs ear has bigger leafs and is a shorter bushier plant.


35 posted on 06/18/2011 1:39:32 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: martin_fierro

Get a mac... problem solved.


36 posted on 06/18/2011 1:39:48 PM PDT by steveo (PETO-VT-IN-MARI-SVB-CRVCE-AVSTRALI-SEPELIAR)
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To: martin_fierro

Just buy some Weed B Gon and see if it kills it.


37 posted on 06/18/2011 1:46:06 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: martin_fierro

I need that weed for my pie.

Where it at?


38 posted on 06/18/2011 1:51:14 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Tennessee Nana
Only one way to get rid of Kudzu


39 posted on 06/18/2011 1:53:07 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: martin_fierro

Try some Crossbow herbicide on it,should kill it-including the roots.


40 posted on 06/18/2011 1:53:59 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: martin_fierro

You could get an interesting hybrid.


41 posted on 06/18/2011 1:56:10 PM PDT by Tax-chick (One step ahead of the jailer.)
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To: Gargantua

Cool I didn’t know that. I’ll have to look next time.


42 posted on 06/18/2011 1:57:15 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: martin_fierro; mikrofon
It's all weed-weed up.

Weed it and reap.

43 posted on 06/18/2011 1:59:29 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Weed it and reap.)
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To: smokingfrog

They use goats and sheep on Missionary Ridge

Yeah where the battle was...

:)


44 posted on 06/18/2011 2:00:45 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (in such a hurry...)
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To: martin_fierro

I don’t know what that weed is, but your fence is over the property line. Be nice to your neighbor- you’ll need his permission to sell your house.


45 posted on 06/18/2011 2:16:10 PM PDT by Krankor (Her voice was soft and cool, her eyes were clear and bright . But she's not there)
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To: martin_fierro

Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed lol.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyY-6oh0Ow8


46 posted on 06/18/2011 2:18:51 PM PDT by Lees Swrd ("Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve order in the world as well")
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To: martin_fierro; Charles Henrickson
If left to grow long enough they can get pretty large/bushy

BUSHY'S FAULT!

47 posted on 06/18/2011 2:23:01 PM PDT by mikrofon (Weed find out eventually...)
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To: Timmy

Not milkweed. Milkweed has much longer leaves.


48 posted on 06/18/2011 2:23:01 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: martin_fierro

Would you happen to have a nursery nearby or a horticulturist? If so, just take a clipping to them to identify.


49 posted on 06/18/2011 2:56:19 PM PDT by mupcat
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To: martin_fierro

Dental floss bush?


50 posted on 06/18/2011 2:59:08 PM PDT by csvset
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