Skip to comments.(vanity) Would some FReeper please help identify this $%^&^ing weed?
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.
Is it native to Uruguay?
For all I know it’s from Mars.
Not sure, but it’s not purple kush.
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.
It came from Uranus.
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.
Go to davesgarden.com. They have a whole section devoted to identifying mystery plants.
Can ya smoke it? If so, you better not let your local law enforcement find out! LOL!
Dude! Your left arm must be huge to tank that watch around.
Milkweed? If so, it’s a favorite of monarch butterflies.
Email a pic of that to your state/county Ag Extension Service. They’ll help you out.
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.
Well it looks like a pea plant
but at least its not Kudzu
It looks like the same watch that I have.
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.
Yeah, negatory on the Milkweed thing. Milkweed appears to have pretty flowers, and this crappy weed doesn’t.
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