Common weed

carcioffio(7b)July 7, 2014

Wondering about the grass like plant with the pink flowers. It is everywhere! Happily, the chickens love it. Also, what is the variegated plant, perhaps an eounymus?

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xiangirl zone 4/5 Nebraska(5)

Is the pink one Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate? If the chickens like it it's probably not getting very tall, but it can. Gorgeous fuschia flowers. My seed didn't come up this year. Has LOTS of seeds.

Polygonum orientale âÂÂKiss Me Over The Garden GateâÂÂ
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    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 8:40PM
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jaynine

Polygonum persicaria

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 8:50PM
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pitimpinai(z6 Chicago)

knotweed

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 9:26PM
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jekeesl (south-central Arkansas)(7b)

That looks like Persicaria longiseta (Oriental Lady's-thumb) to me.

Here is a link that might be useful: Persicaria longiseta

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 9:54PM
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esh_ga

I think the variegated plant is a vinca ... a weed in my book!

    Bookmark   July 7, 2014 at 10:29PM
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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Totally agree, Esh!

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 7:11AM
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shadeyplace(7)

pennsylvania smart weed..aka polygonum persicaria as Janine said.....

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 7:50AM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

the poly is one horrible weed .. latin name.. and pretty pink aside...

DO NOT LET IT SEED ...

ken

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 9:54AM
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