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mystery leaves/seedlings

Posted by libby24nd 6 - Boston (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 24, 13 at 21:07

Trying to identify what is in my garden (no one has touched it for years) and there is a section where all of these individual leaves are popping up. They may be in other sections of the garden as well, but at this point, they stand out to me in this spot because they are clumped together and there is nothing else there. This is under an azalea bush, near the hedge, both of which are under an oak tree on the south side of the house (so low light)

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RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

Looks a bit like something in the genus Ophioglossum.
Could you show one close up?

RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

looks like solomons seal ...

but a better pic might help...

i dont know the latin.. 'poly'nomial or something.. lol .. NOT!!!... lol


RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

Could it be Maianthemum canadense/Canada Mayflower?

RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

Maianthemum was my thought also, used to see them in the woods in SE OH. Pretty this pic was taken 5/21/03. That info is not attached to these old pics, but that's the date it was taken from the camera, so it may have been the day before, I would have put them on computer by the next day if not the same day.

RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

Thank you for all of the great suggestions. I will get a better picture soon.

RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

I'd vote for Canada Mayflower too.


RE: mystery leaves/seedlings

I just posted some mayflower pix on another thread. Check them out and compare. It is the plant at an earlier stage than purple's picture above. Link to thread below.


Here is a link that might be useful: Other thread

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