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Aug 15, 2015 12:16 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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This is growing in my meadow/lawn area. When I went to investigate, I realized it was quite thorny--not something I would try to pull up without sturdy gloves. Does anyone know what it might be?

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Aug 15, 2015 12:29 PM CST
Name: Lauri
N Central Wash. - the dry side (Zone 5b)
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Some type of hawthorn?
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Aug 15, 2015 12:38 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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wow, that would be really cool! funny, I never connected that a 'hawthorn' would have 'thorns'! Green Grin! Whistling
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Aug 15, 2015 12:51 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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It looks like a type of pear used for root stock to me - thorns and all.
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Aug 15, 2015 2:06 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
porkpal said:It looks like a type of pear used for root stock to me - thorns and all.


like a callery pear? Confused
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Aug 15, 2015 2:18 PM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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I think Pear as well.
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Aug 15, 2015 2:28 PM CST
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
Region: Pacific Northwest Region: Mid-Atlantic Region: Maryland Butterflies Bee Lover Native Plants and Wildflowers
Echinacea Azaleas Forum moderator Cottage Gardener Garden Ideas: Master Level Celebrating Gardening: 2015
We do get Callery Pear volunteers here. That must be what it is. Glare
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