Plant ID forum: Possible vegetable or pepper plant - ID needed

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kungfufishstick
Apr 24, 2017 5:57 PM CST
I haven't been able to start work on my garden till today. I was clearing unwanted grass and weeds and found this plant growing. Last year I had planted jalapenos and bell peppers in this spot.

It is a grouping of them growing together. I'm hoping it is something I planned on growing so that I can dig it up and replant.

If it helps, last year I was growing watermellon, sunflower, bell pepper, jalapeno, banana pepper, sweet peas, broccoli, cauliflower, and lettuce.

Thank you in advance!


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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Apr 24, 2017 6:07 PM CST
I suspect pokeweed.
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greene
Apr 24, 2017 6:09 PM CST
Yep, looks like Pokeweed.
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kungfufishstick
Apr 24, 2017 6:10 PM CST
Thank you for the quick replies! I did a search on what pokeweed was and remembered that I had a problem with those last year. Consider it ID'd. I had completely forgotten about it.

Thanks!

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