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unknown plant

Posted by dougie50 6 (My Page) on
Sun, May 11, 08 at 14:09

http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn274/marsupial10/

Can anyone id this plant? they grow wild and I cultivate them a little, let em grow in some places and not in others. I've had them the last couple of springs and sure don't remember planting them. thanks y'all.


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RE: unknown plant

Is this the plant you are askign about?

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RE: Dead Nettle?

It *kinda* reminds me of some wild Purple Dead Nettle I have growing all around... But, I am not so sure?

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RE: unknown plant

It looks like ajuga retans, an invasive non-native.

http://www.mobot.org/gardeninghelp/plantfinder/Plant.asp?Code=U990

RW


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RE: unknown plant

I left out the p in reptans. Ajuga reptans.

:o) RW


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RE: unknown plant

Yes, the photo shows Ajuga, which is pretty common in gardens, has been in gardens a long time, and persists in the wild for a long time. So even if you didn't plant it, it may be left over from some previous gardener or spread from a nearby garden. Not a native plant.


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