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Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
Anasplants
Jul 20, 2016 3:56 PM CST
Trying to clean out my yard and need to know what some of the plants are to avoid any rash 😁 1-7
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Name: Greene
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greene
Jul 20, 2016 4:03 PM CST
My two cents:

1-some kind of Morning Glory
2-Violet/Viola
3-...not Mimosa, um...that weed that looks like Mimosa but is small... *Blush*
4-Greenbriar???
5-Goldenrod
6-Pokeweed
7-Brambles/blackberries

No rashes that I can see but the Brambles will bite your ankles if you are not wearing boots.
I'd get rid of all of them except for the Goldenrod (if that's the correct ID) because my dogs like to eat the leaves. Thumbs up
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Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jul 20, 2016 4:03 PM CST
Welcome! to NGA

It would help us to better help you if we knew your location. Could you update your personal information to include where you live?

1. Bindweed/Morning Glory
2. Violet
3. Maybe a Silk Tree
4. ?
5. I've seen this. Its a weed but I don't know its name
6. Pokeweed
7. Blackberry

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Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
Anasplants
Jul 20, 2016 4:06 PM CST
Yes I will do that now and thanks for the quick responses. Thank you both. I just found this website and Looove it!! Im in Nashville, TN
Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jul 20, 2016 4:07 PM CST
Requesting this to be moved to Plant ID so it can be marked solved when you're satisfied about the suggested ID's.
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Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Jul 20, 2016 4:17 PM CST
#4 looks like a Smilax, is it thorny?
#5 looks to have leaves similar to some Milkweed I've seen.
If #3 has spores on the underside of the leaves, it could be chamber bitter.
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Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
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Jul 20, 2016 4:19 PM CST
So sorry... Considered SOME solved... So far this is what we have:

1. Morning Glory
2. Violet
3.
4.
5.
6. Pokeweed
7. Blackberry

# 3 does not have spores on the underside.
# 4 has no thorns


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Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Jul 20, 2016 4:21 PM CST
So, what is your final ID for them all?
Name: stone
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stone
Jul 20, 2016 4:30 PM CST
Maybe cool your jets... I'm not so sure on the ids of some of these...

While the top one could be a weed... first glance, I thought buckwheat (Polygonum scandens).

after enlarging, it might also be matelea sp. Valuable rare native plant...


Although... there is one milkweed vine that is an invasive... This isn't the dog strangle vine... so... I'd totally wait for a bloom... Might be valuable... there are matelea collectors...

2) agree on violet

3)mimosa tree

4) carolina moonseed (Cocculus carolinus)

5)solidago

6)pokeweed

7)blackberry

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Name: Daisy
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DaisyI
Jul 20, 2016 4:34 PM CST
Thanks for adding a location. That will help whittle down the number of possible ID choices.

No, don't close this thread yet. We have agreed on a couple ID's and disagreed on even more.
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Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
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Jul 20, 2016 5:02 PM CST
Thanks you Stones. I do have to say on #1 I have never seen this plant bloom. Once I cut the stem it grows back super quick.

I do not like to be a plant killer 😔 Are all these invasive and any worth keeping?
Name: Greene
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greene
Jul 20, 2016 5:13 PM CST
Can we get more information/photos for the #3 which looks similar to Mimosa?
There was an ID request a short time ago. How does your plant compare to the one in this link?http://garden.org/thread/view/52404/Does-anyone-know-what-this-beautiful-little-tree-or-plant-is/
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Frillylily
Jul 20, 2016 5:25 PM CST
I think #1 is a Bindweed, but NOT a desirable Morning Glory, they are invasive and grow rapidly, I always get rid of these right away when I find them. They can root very deep.
#2 is a wild violet, usually purple or white flowers, can be invasive but they are pretty and easy to pull out if you don't want them, they spread mostly by seed. Tolerate dry shade well, pretty adaptable to anywhere usually. Bloom only in the spring though, not throughout the summer.

#6 looks like poke weed? Not desirable if that is it.

and the last is either raspberry or blackberry vine. A wild kind probably, just your opinion on if you want it or not. Birds like them, they have thorns, white flower early spring but not remarkable, pretty fall colors on the leaves in autumn.

I do not think anything you posted will cause a rash that I am aware. You should google Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Sumac to see what those look like in case you do run across them.

https://www.google.com/search?q=sensitive+flower&biw=1920&bi...
Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
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Jul 20, 2016 5:31 PM CST
Oh yes very similar to those in the link given. Here are two more pictures of # 3. It has no spores on the underside.


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Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
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Jul 20, 2016 5:48 PM CST
Only needing #3. I am pretty much satisfied with all the other answers. Blinking

1) Bindweed

2) Wild violet

3) ????

4) Carolina moonseed (Cocculus carolinus)

5) Solidago

6) Pokeweed

7) Blackberry
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Frillylily
Jul 20, 2016 6:35 PM CST
do the leaves close if you touch them?
#3 I mean
Name: Jean
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Moonhowl
Jul 20, 2016 7:30 PM CST
That may be mimosa pudica, sensitive mimosa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLTcVNyOhUc
Name: Adriana
Nashville, TN
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Jul 20, 2016 8:07 PM CST
Frillylily said:do the leaves close if you touch them?
#3 I mean


No they do not close if i touch them. Blinking
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purpleinopp
Jul 21, 2016 10:00 AM CST
Violet, and Solidago (goldenrod,) are almost certainly native. Pokeweed definitely is. All are integral parts of the local native ecosystem as food sources for various insects, butterflies (&/or their caterpillars,) and birds. IMVHO, all 3 are fine looking plants. Their value as ornamentals or to perform other functions in a garden is purely up to the gardener.

Violets make cleistogamous blooms and can't be controlled in regard to seedling avoidance by deadheading. Young seedlings are not difficult to pull but can be numerous. If one isn't going to be diligent about pulling sprouts, you'll eventually have a ground cover of violets in both flower beds and lawn. Host plant for some fritillary butterfly caterpillars.

If deadheaded, goldenrod won't drop seeds and cause a rash of sprouts. That can be a way to cultivate its' value as a nectar source for various butterflies while avoiding a weeding task for yourself later. When the yellow flowers turn brown, cut the whole top off, or cut the plant off near the soil level. 3 seconds.

Pokeweed berries are valued by several kinds of birds. If none come along to eat them before they start to fall on the ground, removing them would take just a minute or 2, by either cutting off just the berries or by taking the whole plant down with one quick slice of the main trunk near ground level. That won't kill it but there won't be more berries until the same time next year. Unwanted young seedlings are easy to pull until their 2nd or 3rd year, and boiling water poured on an older, established root will kill it if it seems too deep to dig up. I would welcome a few but the very few seedlings I've seen have had a hard time establishing. Invariably every summer at some point during the brutal heat, there's a solid month of no rain. None of the sprouts have ever survived this. When I see pokeweed plants while out in the woods, in parks, nature preserves, they are almost always lone individuals.
http://georgiawildlife.com/node/2793

Knowing what to expect makes it easier I think to decide which plants one wants to consider having around and how to prevent having too many of them.
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Name: Greene
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greene
Jul 21, 2016 1:10 PM CST
stone said:...

4) carolina moonseed (Cocculus carolinus)


I had not heard or or seen the Carolina Moonseed so I looked online and found a good photo showing the different leaf shapes. Please compre your #4 plant to this:
https://anps.org/2014/11/23/know-your-natives-carolina-moons...

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