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Need Weed Id

Posted by regine 10 Fl (My Page) on
Sat, Jun 21, 14 at 16:17

A friend of mine asked me to identify this plant that is growing in her brother's yard in Northern Florida. She says it would take over his yard if he let it.
Does anyone have an idea what this is?

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RE: Need Weed Id

I haven't a clue but I wouldn't mind having that weed one bit!

RE: Need Weed Id

It's Brillantaisia ulugurica or guianensis -
depends on what site you look at.
They refer to it as a "Giant Salvia"
It can easily grow to 8 foot............cheryl

RE: Need Weed Id

I knew someone here would be able to identify it. Thank you very much Cheryl.

It does look like a neat plant, but I don't need anything that could possibly be invasive.

RE: Need Weed Id

Attractive. Is it scented?

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