Weed or not?

true_blue(Mtl Can Zone 4b)June 27, 2013

Hi,
An ID would be appreciated.
It grows all over my Zone 4 garden in Montreal, QC.

Height approx. 6".

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surya55_gw

Looks like Amaranth...

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 10:23AM
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missingtheobvious(Blue Ridge 7a)

Could it be three-seeded Mercury, Acalypha rhomboidea? Check for flowers in the leaf axils.
http://www.florafinder.com/Species/Acalypha_rhomboidea.php

This post was edited by missingtheobvious on Thu, Jun 27, 13 at 10:40

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 10:39AM
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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Three-seeded Mercury, Acalypha possibly A. virginica.

Here is a link that might be useful: A. virginica

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 10:42AM
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true_blue(Mtl Can Zone 4b)

Hi,
Thanks a lot all for your input.
Here is a lateral photo of the plant:
I believe we can see the flowers in the leaf axils.

Thanks a lot.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2013 at 2:00PM
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true_blue(Mtl Can Zone 4b)

Oops the photo never uploaded. Here it is :)

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 5:08PM
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