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Plant ID

Posted by VirginiaWhine none (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 20, 14 at 20:15

This is growing within my hedges. Any idea what it is?


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If I turn my monitor sideways, it looks like Shampoo Ginger - Zingiber zerumbet.


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Weird. It's sideways on my tablet but not on my phone. I believe you are correct about the plant. Thanks.


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Also known as Pinecone Ginger. The pinecone part will have some clear sap. The Hawaiians used it as shampoo. I rub some on my arms as mosquito repellant.


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