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Mystery plant

comments (5) September 22nd, 2012 in gallery
cvdirtsquirrel cvdirtsquirrel, member
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What is this??
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What is this??

Photo: Taken by Coeli Velky

Someone please help me identify this plant, it was supposed to be cumin, but is clearly something else. If it's not edible or beneficial it's going in the compost or green bin.

There are two of them in the planter with lots of branches near the bottom and a single branch going straight up. There have been no flowers on it, despite having been given lots of flowering food and kelp/seaweed mixes. I live in Northern California, is it possibly something native that blew into my planter?



posted in: The Gallery, mystery plant, northern california

Comments (5)

Annie_Pcola writes: Looks more like perrenial peanut to me....but they generally have small yellow flowers...used in Florida as a ground cover on highway medians.... Posted: 3:02 pm on December 10th
Jillian_Faye writes: Someone on twitter thinks it, "looks like a member of the clover family, a variety of lespedeza possibly." Posted: 1:06 pm on September 26th
topsiebeezelbub writes: Is it vine like? It looks like Akebia or Chocolate Vine.
Posted: 8:18 pm on September 25th
topsiebeezelbub writes: Is it vine like? It looks like Akebia or Chocolate Vine.
Posted: 8:18 pm on September 25th
cvdirtsquirrel writes: My brother in law thinks it's a golden chain tree in it's first year, anybody agree with that? Posted: 2:42 pm on September 23rd
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