Plant ID forum: Plant with both simple leaves and double compound leaves

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InfrequentGardner
Jul 1, 2016 1:17 PM CST
I spotted this plant in my garden with two different kinds of leaves. What is it?
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Name: Tara
NE, Florida (Zone 9a)
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terrafirma
Jul 1, 2016 1:39 PM CST
Please, what is your location? Zone, country, state? It will help greatly in ID ing.
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InfrequentGardner
Jul 1, 2016 1:48 PM CST
USA, Northern California, Bay area.
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Name: KadieD
Oceania, Mariana Islands (Zone 11b)
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Rainbow
Jul 1, 2016 1:57 PM CST
It's an acacia species. Racosperma facsiculifera.
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InfrequentGardner
Jul 1, 2016 2:01 PM CST
Thank You!
Name: KadieD
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Rainbow
Jul 1, 2016 2:04 PM CST
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porkpal
Jul 1, 2016 2:55 PM CST
What a weird plant!
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Name: Dave Paul
Puna, HI (Zone 10b)
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Metrosideros
Jul 2, 2016 6:49 PM CST
Many Acacia have young bipinnate leaves, and then mature to expanded leaf petioles instead of true leaves. Such as Hawaiian Koa, the expanded petioles allow the tree to photosynthesize yet are more protected in a storm.
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