Plant ID forum: Wild Forage plant 2

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Name: Jim D
East Central Indiana (Zone 5b)
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jimard8
Sep 16, 2016 5:18 PM CST
This plant is a good 6ft tall + Amaranth maybe ? Many here look like the Amaranth near the Buckwheat family ,
The seed head
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Leaf joint and stem
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Name: Jim D
East Central Indiana (Zone 5b)
Seed Starter Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Frogs and Toads Garden Procrastinator Cottage Gardener Birds
Annuals Hummingbirder Region: Indiana Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies
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jimard8
Sep 16, 2016 5:45 PM CST
I think it is a Pigweed reddish brown bloom has me confused
In the Butterfly garden if a plant is not chewed up I feel like a failure

upat5
Sep 16, 2016 8:00 PM CST
Curly leaf dock has a similar flower stalk...not sure that the leaves are quite right though?

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Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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porkpal
Sep 16, 2016 8:02 PM CST
I thought it looked like Pigweed of some sort too.
Porkpal

upat5
Sep 16, 2016 8:22 PM CST
Spiny amaranth!

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Name: Jim D
East Central Indiana (Zone 5b)
Seed Starter Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Frogs and Toads Garden Procrastinator Cottage Gardener Birds
Annuals Hummingbirder Region: Indiana Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies
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jimard8
Sep 16, 2016 8:33 PM CST
I have a few of the Dock Rumex species . This is more like an Amaranthacae

Spiny Amaranth has a red stem the stem and stalk on this plant is entirely yellow green .
In the Butterfly garden if a plant is not chewed up I feel like a failure

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