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Post  middlemamma on 7/9/2010, 11:09 pm

Wondering if anyone knows what this plant is...I thought it was lavender, it popped up on the peripheal edge of my garden, but I smelled it and it doesnt smell like lavender. Anyone know?

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Re: What is this? Plant identification?

Post  pattipan on 7/9/2010, 11:15 pm

Veronica? http://www.gardenguides.com/195-veronica.html

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Post  camprn on 7/9/2010, 11:21 pm

Salvia? Speedwell? Need a close up of the bloom anf foliage.
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Post  middlemamma on 7/10/2010, 12:20 am

Ok I will get them tomorrow...already dark. Smile
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Post  jenjehle on 7/10/2010, 12:36 am

I'm going with Salvia.
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Post  Chopper on 7/10/2010, 1:06 am

@jenjehle wrote:I'm going with Salvia.

I agree. Pick a leaf and smell it. If it has a slightly minty, wonderful smell, like the So Cal back country, it is salvia.

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Post  milaneyjane on 7/10/2010, 1:18 am

Chiming in to say Salvia
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Re: What is this? Plant identification?

Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 5/2/2017, 1:41 pm

I'm going to tag my query on the end of this one rather than create a new thread.
I found this volunteer in my front landscape bed. I'm certain I've seen this plant before, with flowers, in someone's yard, or maybe at a botanical garden. But it wasn't recently enough for me to even remember what color the flowers were/will be to help me look up possibilities. The leaves are a lighter green than many of the things that pop to mind for me. Anyone recognize it? Maybe a marigold type or relative?
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Post  camprn on 5/2/2017, 1:52 pm

Maybe a type of tansy?

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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 5/2/2017, 2:20 pm

Maybe! I initially rejected that thought, but, flipping through the web, it seems that the plant I'd learned as tansy from my mom's herb garden wasn't the 'common' tansy, but was more likely the Lake Huron tansy.

The volunteer looks pretty similar to common tansy leaves I'm seeing online. If that's what it is, it's amusing I was planning on growing it this year. I may try to snag those volunteers and pot them up for putting next to the squash instead of using my just-sprouted seedlings. (I plan to keep them deadheaded so I don't aerially spam other gardeners with wind-sent volunteers.)
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Re: What is this? Plant identification?

Post  pattipan on 5/2/2017, 4:12 pm

@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:I'm going to tag my query on the end of this one rather than create a new thread.
I found this volunteer in my front landscape bed. 
Sweet Cicely is my first guess...or Poison Hemlock...Cow Parsnip -- they look very much alike. If you're not sure which it is, and if you didn't plant it you may want to get rid of it -- but please read about removal/disposal of hemlock beforehand!


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Re: What is this? Plant identification?

Post  Scorpio Rising on 5/2/2017, 10:09 pm

Or a marigold....smell the leaf when you break it off....
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Post  sanderson on 5/3/2017, 3:31 am

@BeetlesPerSqFt wrote:I'm going to tag my query on the end of this one rather than create a new thread.
Thank you Beetles. thanks Why create a new thread about the same topic, is my motto. I occasionally merge threads about the same topics.

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Post  CapeCoddess on 5/3/2017, 10:03 am

I'm with Patti - Sweet Cicely was my first thought.

happy hi Patti! Haven't seen you in a while.
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Post  BeetlesPerSqFt on 5/9/2017, 3:27 pm

The smell of a small, crushed piece of leaf was like a mild wormwood.
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