Plant ID forum: now, haha what are THESE

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Name: Brenden Reinhart
Flushing Michigan (Zone 6b)
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bhart90
May 18, 2016 2:18 PM CST
Baby irises?

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Brenden
Name: Rick R.
near Minneapolis, MN zone 4a
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Leftwood
May 18, 2016 2:23 PM CST
Not iris, my money is on tulips.
Name: Kyla
Richmond, VA (Zone 6b)
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kylaluaz
May 18, 2016 3:06 PM CST
Or Hyacinths of some kind. They look just like the ones I accidentally pull out when I am removing the slimy yellow leaves in a big patch this time of year. The tulips seem to have somewhat broader leaves, though the bulb color in this picture is like tulips and not the white of hyacinths, or the ones I deal with anyway.
Name: Alyssa Blue
Ohio (Zone 5b)
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AlyssaBlue
May 18, 2016 7:07 PM CST
I'm thinking gladiolas. You can never fully remove them from an area because their little bulbs spread like crazy. Has anyone had gladiolas in that area?
Name: Feng Xiao Long
Bogor, Java, Indonesia (Zone 13a)
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XiaoLong
May 18, 2016 8:08 PM CST
I think that leaves doesnt looks like gladiols or other iris family member.

Why dont you put that poor baby bulb back to the soil and see what flower they will give to you. Smiling
Name: Brenden Reinhart
Flushing Michigan (Zone 6b)
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bhart90
May 19, 2016 12:45 PM CST
Well, no possibility of them being tulips, we have never had them up there, and the animal that went through and ate all of the bulbs already. Same answer with hyacinth, not possible. So what are my other options?
Brenden
Name: Alyssa Blue
Ohio (Zone 5b)
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AlyssaBlue
May 19, 2016 12:59 PM CST
Gladiolas
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
May 19, 2016 1:17 PM CST
Where were they growing, Brendan, in the lawn, in the garden, in the wild? The leaves do resemble gladioli but are they actually hardy enough to overwinter in Michigan? I thought they had to be lifted for winter in colder than Zone 7? They also don't quite look flat enough to be gladiolus corms.

Do they smell oniony at all?
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
May 19, 2016 3:56 PM CST
Camassia quamash?

http://arcadianabe.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/how-to-cook-camas....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camassia_quamash

Name: Brenden Reinhart
Flushing Michigan (Zone 6b)
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bhart90
May 22, 2016 10:57 AM CST
I'll smell them tonight in the garden they were
Brenden

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