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Weed or not?

Posted by true-blue Zone 4 (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 27, 13 at 9:48

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

Height approx. 6".


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RE: Weed or not?

Looks like Amaranth...


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RE: Weed or not?

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


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Three-seeded Mercury, Acalypha possibly A. virginica.

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


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RE: Weed or not?

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.


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Oops the photo never uploaded. Here it is :)


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