Bamboo-like with purple flowers

ptw016April 29, 2009

This plant spreads all over and likes to gather as clumps. It's basically tall skinny dark sticks that have a purple flower in the spring. They have shallow roots and pull up very easily. I'm pretty sure it's not Mexican Petunia. It looks like a bamboo plant but I haven't seen bamboo like this before.

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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Mexican Petunia?

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    Bookmark   April 29, 2009 at 9:51PM
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Embothrium(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Bamboos are grasses with grass-like flowers.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2009 at 12:00AM
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