Plant ID forum: Mystery plant

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Name: Chris Reid
Kyle, Texas (Zone 8b)
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christinereid54
Nov 12, 2017 10:06 AM CST
Just noticed this mystery plant under a tree. It looks like it had flowers as there seems to be some kind of seed/bulb forming. This is how it looks in mid November in Central Texas, zone 8b. It has a velvety leaf and may prefer full sun as it looks a bit leggy. Obviously, it has gotten no food or water and yet survived.





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Yorkshirelass
Nov 12, 2017 10:41 AM CST
Could it be a variety of Euphorbia? Does it 'bleed' white sticky sap?
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Nov 12, 2017 11:01 AM CST
Euphorbia is the first thing that came to my mind also, maybe a variety of E. characias?
Spurge (Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii 'Tasmanian Tiger')
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Name: Porkpal
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porkpal
Nov 12, 2017 2:21 PM CST
I would call it Snow on the Mountain / Prairie.
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Nov 12, 2017 3:31 PM CST
Hurray! Sure looks like a match for Snow on the Prairie (Euphorbia bicolor)
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Name: Chris Reid
Kyle, Texas (Zone 8b)
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christinereid54
Nov 12, 2017 3:59 PM CST
Yes, it is Euphorbia bicolor


--thank you all so much!
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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

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plantladylin
Nov 12, 2017 4:24 PM CST
Chris, don't forget to add a photo or two to the database! Smiling
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Name: Chris Reid
Kyle, Texas (Zone 8b)
Region: Texas Roses Herbs Organic Gardener Bookworm Garden Photography
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christinereid54
Nov 13, 2017 8:13 AM CST
Thanks, plantladylin! I will do that.
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