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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 10:57 am    Post subject: Plant ID Please Reply with quote

Good Morning.

I think its a member of the Cheese Plant, however I cannot seem to pin a name on it. Its grown outside and it spreads very ramplantly. Grows long stalks in late summer.

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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 11:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like a form of Bears breeches (Acanthus).
Pretty hard to get rid of if you don't desire it, as it resprouts from any missed root fragments.





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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 11:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Possible Acanthus mollis.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Acanthus_mollis_02_by_Line1.JPG
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Christ, you both are on the ball this afternoon.. Thanks folks
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PostPosted: Thu May 02, 2013 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

do you guys not sleep, I agree and have the bloody thing now trying to eradicate it, imagine I even tried to grow it from seed.
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