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Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Sep 1, 2013 5:52 PM CST
I'm calling this a weed as it comes up all over my yard, but the flowers (?) don't really amount to much. Ideas?









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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Sep 1, 2013 6:21 PM CST
Tufted knotweed. But it's still a pretty plant.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Ginger
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gingin
Sep 1, 2013 6:28 PM CST
Is tufted knotweed a "nickname" for it?? there is no listing in the DB under that name. I'm working on turning a bad/sad weekend into a happy/productive one by earning acorns
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dave
Sep 1, 2013 7:32 PM CST

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I believe tufted knotweed is the same as
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
Southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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KentPfeiffer
Sep 1, 2013 7:54 PM CST

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It looks more like an Acalypha to me, maybe Slender Threeseed Mercury (Acalypha gracilens).

Slender Threeseed Mercury (Acalypha gracilens)

http://www.missouriplants.com/Greenalt/Acalypha_gracilens_pa...

Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Sep 1, 2013 8:20 PM CST
Oh, looks like Kent has the correct answer!
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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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Sep 2, 2013 7:37 AM CST
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Name: Ginger
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gingin
Sep 2, 2013 1:14 PM CST
Thanks, Tiffany Smiling

I agree as well with Kent's ID Thumbs up
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