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Need help to identify this weed

Posted by Dino_Rabbit 10b (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 20, 13 at 19:11

I am helping my son do a science fair project, and I would like to use this particular weed as my subject of study. The reason I want to use this is that it is all over my yard, so it is readily available.

I'm in South Florida, zone 10B.

I have attached a picture of this weed. If anyone can help to identify its common name or scientific name, that would be very helpful.


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RE: Need help to identify this weed

Dysphania pumilio?


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RE: Need help to identify this weed

Pilea microphylla


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RE: Need help to identify this weed

A.k.a. artillery fern - lots here in w. central FL as well.


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RE: Need help to identify this weed

Thanks so much for all your help! I think after looking closely, it is the Pilea Microphylla (Artillery Fern). Thanks again.


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