I suppose they are weeds re-post from weeds forum

anita55(zone 6 NY)July 27, 2008

Please help me to ID these from my yard. Are you getting the idea that my yard is just one big weed factory? Thank you!


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anita55(zone 6 NY)

OK I'm replying to myself here! Could this be Commelina communis? Asiatic dayflower? If it is drat again!


    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 2:45PM
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giantslug(4b/5 SW Minnesota)

2 is Commelina communis, 1 may be Pilea pumila.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 3:06PM
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Asiatic day flower has a very small white lower flower petal, and the native one supposedly has the bottom flower petal that is only slightly smaller and the same color as the other two petals...just read this today because I was trying to check out which one showed up. They are annuals.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2008 at 5:05PM
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dbs_illinois_4(z4b Illinois)

I agree with giantslug that the first is Clearweed, Pilea pumila. Hey, it's native anyway! It will colonize in disturbed ground, so you'll probably see a lot of it as you get rid of your invasives.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2008 at 9:59AM
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