Plant ID forum: What plant is this ?

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Jul 9, 2013 12:13 PM CST
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found in ottawa michigan
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
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Jul 10, 2013 1:10 PM CST
If your goal is purely ornamental flowers, it probably doesn't matter what that is. Looks like some kind of mint. Are the stems square? Any odor if you tear a leaf? I think the last pic shows the flowers at full bloom (and it looks like it will make millions of seeds if left alone.)
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Jul 10, 2013 2:00 PM CST
Looks like one of the weedy amaranthus, like pigweed.
Name: Kent Pfeiffer
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Jul 10, 2013 3:36 PM CST


It is False Motherwort (Chaiturus marrubiastrum), I think. It's also called Lion's Tail.


Jul 11, 2013 11:09 AM CST
Thank you!

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