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another one needs identifying!


 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:00 pm    Post subject: another one needs identifying! Reply with quote

would anyone know what this plant is?i thought it was a stinging neetle but there's no stinging.it came from the homemade compost so could be anything.could it be a raspberry plant?
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry, but your photo didn't go through right it seems. Could it be a dead nettle? Slightly furry foliage, but otherwise very similar?
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

maybe i forgot to download it.doh!

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like a strawberry plant to me bugsntinas.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

doesn't look like ny that i'm growing but then again it is growing in homemade compost and bought strawberry's were put in there.i'll keep me eye on things.thanks.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

could be a briar blackberry or bramble, check and see if any thorns are present on stem, not a strawberry.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

no thorns on it at all in fact the stem is as smooth as a babies bottom. Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 1:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

looks like meadow sweet from the picture any chance of another pic and where is it growing eg conditions.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

haven't got another pic at the moment as camera run out.
it has grown from our own compost in the greenhouse so most days warm/humid conditions.
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