Plant ID forum: Slow growing

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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 8, 2014 3:57 PM CST
One of my 'rescue' plants from April. Don't know if it's a garden flower, a vegetable, or a weed.
Thumb of 2014-06-08/greene/5cab49

Has only grown a bit since then.
No clue what this is but it is very slow growing. It's in a 3 inch pot. These are current pictures.
Thumb of 2014-06-08/greene/ada11d Thumb of 2014-06-08/greene/32a6fc

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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

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plantladylin
Jun 8, 2014 4:35 PM CST
My first thought was Rumex of some sort because the leaves reminded of Bitter Dock (Rumex obtusifolius) that I found sprouting in a container a couple of years ago ... but I really don't have a clue. Smiling
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Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Jun 8, 2014 5:11 PM CST

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I thought Rumex, too.
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 8, 2014 8:48 PM CST
I had a chance to look at a bunch of Rumex images online and my plant looks like a few of the 'seedling' images. Only thing is that mine is over 2 months old already. Wouldn't Rumex have grown a lot more in that time? I'll let it grow more and check back.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Jun 9, 2014 8:27 AM CST
I once had Rumex pop up in a container with other plants; it started out as a tiny little thing and seemed to take three or four months before it got to this size:
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Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jun 9, 2014 9:03 AM CST
Thanks for that great photo! I will keep watching this little one.
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