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Anyone have a clue ?????

Posted by Too_Many_Pets LI Z7 (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 24, 05 at 23:07

I certainly didn't plant this!
THANKS!

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RE: Anyone have a clue ?????

  • Posted by KWoods Cold z7 Long Is (My Page) on
    Tue, Jul 26, 05 at 12:46

YIKES!

Burdock? Don't let that one go to seed, little thistle like flowers if it is burdock.


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RE: Anyone have a clue ?????

Sure looks like a burdock to me!

The flowers are really pretty, but the seeds are something you do NOT WANT!!!

Leasa


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  • Posted by Cady 6b/Sunset34 MA (My Page) on
    Tue, Aug 2, 05 at 13:02

Burdock, and flaunting it. lol
I second KWoods advice not to allow it to go to seed.

It does look sort of architectural in your flower bed, though. Might make a good accent plant if underplanted with a dense array of hostas, daylilies and other stuff.

There are ornamental species and varieties of burdock relatives (Rumex), so there's nothing embarrassing about having a wild member of the family show up in the garden.


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Thanks all. I actually cut that bad boy down just tonight!
My hubby's back is bad at the moment, and I'm not sure I can dig the root out of the ground-it's HUGE!!
Lynn


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Wow, I've never seen one of those before. Intersting....


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