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texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

Posted by telecaster 5 (telecaster_76@yahoo.com) on
Thu, Jul 13, 06 at 12:18

I got these seeds from seed exchange and I don't remember them being labeled..now I have a plant about 6 inches high ...get it...anyway it really resembles weed..but could be tx star...how do I tell the difference? I am really concerned because I live in a very ..shall we say rural town with not so sharp law enforcement..can I call them and can they come and inspect the plant so I don't get busted? or at least determine what it is?


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

How many fingers does each leaf have? Marijuana has 7 Fingers per leaf and I believe Texas star has 5 fingers per leaf.. If anything can you email me a photo and I could probably tell for sure.. Alot of plants are similar but weed has a distinct look and aroma off the plant once it gets so tall...
Donna


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

There are other varieties beside Texas star which look even more like weed than Texas star. Give it time and let it grow. Do you have the mailing envelope. If the Federalis knock on your door, play dumb and show them the envelope and any other info you have from the trade. Mark it as hibiscus cannabis and find a google to save in your Favorites to show the cops.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

If it looks like the leaves in this photo, it's acarlet hibiscus, AKA Texas Star.
Marijuana looks different.

Here is a link that might be useful: Scarlet Hibiscus


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

Or does your plant look like this one? : http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://aoeu.standardout.com/pics/Alphie_1068010835_783.jpg&imgrefurl=http://davesgarden.com/pdb/showimage/30150/&h=754&w=640&sz=92&hl=en&start=42&tbnid=TgpEQA3tUglWjM:&tbnh=140&tbnw=118&prev=/images%3Fq%3DHibiscus%2Bcannabinus%26start%3D36%26ndsp%3D18%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26rls%3DHPIA,HPIA:2006-22,HPIA:en%26sa%3DN

go to that website.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

I pulled these up last night as they had taken over my flower garden. Given by my next door neighbor who told me they were delphiniums!...by last night I was pretty sure it was pot but now I am thinking it is star hibiscus


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

  • Posted by dbarron Z6/7 (Oklahoma) (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 12, 14 at 7:29

Looks like bidens to me, if it's a hibiscus, I'll eat it.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

Lachancesare, that is definitely not pot. Pot has five or seven leaflets radiating out from one point.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

How do you tell? Smoke it.

Sorry, the question just begged me for that answer.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

Bidens?...I'll have to google that!..


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

Go by smell.


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No pot smell to it.....I think it is Texas Star hibiscus.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

It is certainly NOT Hibiscus coccineus,, the Red Texas Star hibiscus. I'm virtually positive it's not a hibiscus at all. NEVER smoke, or otherwise ingest any unknown plant. It could be toxic, even deadly!


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

Does anyone have and suggestions as to how I can find out what this mystery plant is? (my neighbor still has hers growing and when it flowers I'll take a photo and share.


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RE: texas star or marajuana?how do I tell?

I think its Hibiscus cannabinus... Not pot thats for sure....


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