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May 16, 2015 4:51 PM CST

Have this plant growing in my backyard. A lot of them actually. Wondering what they were.
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May 16, 2015 5:22 PM CST
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It looks a lot like Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)
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May 22, 2015 10:12 AM CST
Name: Sandy
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I agree pokeweed
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May 23, 2015 2:37 PM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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I agree it looks like Pokeweed, but the wrinkled leaves are throwing me off a bit. Smiling
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May 23, 2015 2:54 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
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I've seen Phytolacca with wrinkled leaves before, check out this photo:
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May 23, 2015 3:16 PM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
Hi Everybody!! Let us talk native.
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You are right, I guess I had never noticed it Smiling
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