Plant ID forum: Red/Pink stemmed green leafed plant

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Eevee123
Sep 3, 2016 1:09 PM CST

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Name: Daisy
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Sep 3, 2016 1:20 PM CST
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Is this something you planted? Something you dug up in the yard? Was given to you?

Can you update you information to include you location?

Eevee123
Sep 3, 2016 1:38 PM CST
This was planted from a seed and those looked quite like a typical carrot seed. It was something I was given without any other info of what it is.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Sep 3, 2016 2:39 PM CST
Could it be Rumex of some sort? For some reason it reminds me a bit of Dock.
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Sep 3, 2016 3:08 PM CST
It reminds me of Celosia but that wouldn't fit if the seeds looked like carrot seeds and it's supposed to be a vegetable.
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near Minneapolis, MN zone 4a
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Leftwood
Sep 3, 2016 3:23 PM CST
More likely Celosia or Amaranth.
Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Sep 3, 2016 4:21 PM CST
Check out Amaranthus
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Eevee123
Sep 3, 2016 5:27 PM CST
I agree the apperance is a close match but the either seeds of those plants don't look like the ones I planted.
Name: Jennifer
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jvdubb
Sep 3, 2016 6:19 PM CST
I would say some types of Amaranthus. There are many many many varieties
Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Sep 3, 2016 6:23 PM CST
It is also possible that a seed germinated that was already in the soil or delivered by birds and your seed did not.
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Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Sep 4, 2016 12:29 PM CST
I agree with Amaranthus of some sort. I planted a wildflower seed mix and some of what came up looked like the link Lin posted. Hopefully, I now know what it is.
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