4 different plant ids

trathsack(7)June 19, 2014

Hi all. Still combing my yard for interesting plants to keep and let go to seed in order to put into my native/useful garden next year.

Purple flower

Something that looks like a jade plant almost

Plant gone to seed

small leafy plants with red areas at each leaf joint

Thanks so much in advance!

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trathsack(7)

Jade plant type plant

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:38PM
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trathsack(7)

Jade plant type plant - 2

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:39PM
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CaraRose

#2 looks like purslane

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:40PM
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trathsack(7)

Plant gone to seed

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:40PM
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trathsack(7)

Gone to seed 2

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:41PM
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trathsack(7)

small leafy plants with red areas at each leaf joint

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:42PM
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trathsack(7)

Thanks everyone...FWIW, I do try to help id anything i see that i might know on here, unfortunately, I know very little. :/

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:45PM
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CaraRose

#3 is a type of geranium.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 3:46PM
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trathsack(7)

Ok! I just pretty much identified that #3 is Carolina Cranesbill (Geranium carolinianum) thanks to @CaraRose and a google search with this blog http://elmostreport.blogspot.com/2008_06_01_archive.html.

I like the little flower but I think I'll have trouble growing it anywhere but the back end of my driveway.

Here is a link that might be useful: Nature in the Ozarks

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 4:15PM
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lycopus(z5 NY)

First one looks like Securigera varia. Last one could be Chenopodium album.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 4:34PM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

I agree with Securigera varia aka Crown Vetch although I stared at the top down picture for several moments before I realised I was looking at a legume. Birds Eye view is aften difficult for id purposes.

Also agree on Chenopodium album.

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 4:40PM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

lets shorten this ... all but the geranium are weeds ... and depending on how aggressive the G reseeds.. even that could be considered a weed in most gardens

in my garden anyway ...

fancy latin names dont change such ...

ken

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 5:18PM
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trathsack(7)

LOL @ken_adrian

I don't mind if they are considered weeds, that is kind of what i"m looking for, local native "weeds" that serve a purpose or are edible/medicinal.

I'm aiming to teach my three kids about some local flora - and if it's already growing in our yard, I'd like to keep it here. I limit the amount of pesticide we use as my kids and doggies love our yard.

I'm already letting our wild chicory and plantain weed go to seed. I've collected quite a few dandelion seeds as well.

If I have purslane, lambs quarters and hopefully violets they'll be making an appearance too.

thanks everyone!

    Bookmark   June 19, 2014 at 11:50PM
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weedwoman(z6 NJ)

You do have purslane, that's what the 'jade type plant' is.

And if that's the geranium I think it is it counts as a weed in my yard.
Not that that's a bad thing...

WW

    Bookmark   June 20, 2014 at 12:56AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

trathsack - an admirable sentiment. However, just for accuracy's sake, neither Securigera varia nor Chenopodium album is native in the US.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2014 at 1:42PM
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