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Please help identify this aggressive vine?

I live in the Boston area, and this vine is growing in the public land behind my property. The vine is a very aggressive grower and will overtake anything in it's path, including my fence. I've ...
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What is this four-petal lavender to white flower?

This 4 petaled flower is growing in partial sun, slightly on the moist side. Stalk is 2 to 5 feet high. Blooming in May in Oregon. Flowers range from white to medium lavender and have a slight ...
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My office plant identification care

Since my previous question about the plant at my office is so well received, I thought it would be nice to get some information about another plant at my office. A picture of my plant can be seen ...
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What is this six-petaled white flower with long narrow leaves?

Growing on the edge of my yard I have a small clump of perennial plants that produce small white flowers in late May or early June. The flower itself is white, with six petals, and they are produced ...
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What Pest is That on My Rosemary?

It's not as massive as it might seem on this picture. The insect is about 1 to 2 mm in length. The web is very fine, you don't see it if you're standing a meter away and only the upper shoots are ...
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Clematis identification

I once owned a Polish clematis which changed name approx 10-12 years ago & since moving to Scarborough would like to obtain again. Unfortunately I only know it by it's old name which I can only ...
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Can someone please tell me what kind of flower this is?

Can someone please tell me what kind of flower this is?
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need help to identify this plant, please! [on hold]

How do i include pictures?? Impossible without them. If i remember correctly, i planted them from seed two years ago. Never has bloomed. This year it has large buds on it and as of now has not ...
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What could this object in a tree be?

This is in a domestic garden, in Cornwall, UK. What is it?
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Can someone help me identify this bushy tree I saw outside a hotel?

I saw these trees on Google Street view, and I really want to know what they are. They are located outside the back entrance to the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. I may be able to ...
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What is this bushy rose plant with large pink flowers with many petals?

My mother had this rose plant for years, it's from the farm she grew up on. When she passed I transferred a piece to my place and it's growing beautifully. She had always just called it an old fashion ...
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What is this monster weed?

What is this monster weed? It grows back every year and I yank it, but I can't dig out the tap root because it's too close to the gas line. It is in Norfolk, VA, USA in full sun. I'm kind of ...
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What is the name of this pinkish flower?

I am wondering what the name of this flower is. What is the name of the flower?
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What is this lettuce feeling oval shaped plant that grows similar to a rhubarb bush?

physical description: not hairy grows in a ring (think rhubarb) oval shaped not oily USDA 4A Found thought the grass in the yard
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What is this low-growing bush with variegated leaves and red berries?

Does anybody know what plant this is? I'd like to make sure the berries aren't poisonous for my cat.
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What is this prickly weed found in Pennsylvania?

What is the name of this plant?
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Flower identification and black spots diagnosis

I'm trying to find out what type of flower this is, what the black spots are and if they're normal. They appear to be seeds but I cannot tell for sure. I am in the Northwestern United States, ...
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Plant only flowers after rain, and not from being watered. What plant is it?

My landlord has this plant in his garden. (See pictures at the bottom.) I water it for him several times a week, using water from a closed well. It doesn't usually rain here. There's maybe one or two ...
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Is my daisy growing smaller flowers on itself?

I have some gerbera daisies a little over 2 weeks old (since cut). One of them seem to be growing tinier flowers in the center. Could someone explain what this is, and why it is happening? I am ...
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Arbor Day Tree Identification issue for eagle scout project! [closed]

I'm currently trying to identify trees for my eagle scout project for an arbor day event at an elementary school. But I am unable to tell the difference between some trees because they all look so ...
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Unknown pest identification - eggs? On a grape vine, UK

Something has laid eggs (I think?) on my grape vine. They are all over the main branches of this vine, which is decades old. Don't recall seeing them before. They are maybe 4mm long. Excuse the ...
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What type of basil is this?

We can't remember what type of basil this is. We've been growing it in an aquaponic setup. The leaves have started to grow really large and they are quite a deep green colour. It's got quite a ...
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What type of fruit tree is this?

This tree is growing in Escambia county(in panhandle of Fl). It is, roughly measured by comparing to our 6ft tall fence, about 10-12ft tall. It is growing in my neighbors yard but it grows over the ...
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What kind of bush is this?

I was walking around town with my kids the other day and this bush caught my eye. I just love it and want one of my own lol. Can someone help me out in identifying it please. It's located in north ...
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Help Identifying this Plant

I have a plant which I've been told is a Deadly Nightshade - but the more I look into it, the more skeptical I am - for a start the berries are in large clusters, and it looks to me like a tree rather ...
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What plant is this and how can I relocate it?

Today while I was removing dandelion from my lawn I came across this plant It seems that it naturally grew there by some miracle and I would like to relocate it and multiply it. What is the name of ...
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Identify this Succulent?

I'm trying to identify this succulent I got from a friend. It spreads in two ways: - Sometimes a stalk will tip to the side, and then sprout roots downward to creep along. One of the photos below ...
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Tiny, colorful wildflower/weed

Does anybody know what this tiny wildflower is? It was just 1/4 of an inch across when fully open (about noon). It was fully closed by about 6 o'clock. It has the smaller, oddly shaped leaves, with ...
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Is the pictured seedling a Sycamore or field maple?

I recently dug up a 3 year old self seeded specimen from my garden that I intend to bonsai after I move house. I originally thought it was a field maple (Acer campestre) but am starting to suspect it ...
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Different kinds of shoots

Last year I planted one already flowering lily plant, in north eastern North Dakota. This year in its spot lots of shoots are coming up but there seems to be 4 different types of shoots coming up. Can ...
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What kind of small/bonsai-tree is this pictured one?

Recently I moved to a new house and there was a bonsai tree that seems to be very weak. What kind of bonsai tree is it?
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Can anyone help me to identify this plant?

I have this mysterious plant in my back garden. Seems like it might be a tree, can anyone have any idea what it might be? If it help, I live in eastern part of UK. Plant was always in a pot outside, ...
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What is this fungus?

We found this fungus and are not sure what it is. Any help is much appreciated; thank you
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What is the name of this plant orange/yellow flower?

At first, not knowing how it looks, I thought it is yellow poppy. But then seeing pictures of it I now know that it is something else. But what? I especially like the flame-formed orange to yellow ...
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What tree is this?

What is this tree? It looks a bit like a lavender but it doesn't really have a scent (and it's a tree!).
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What is this plant with narrow leaves at the edge of my flower bed?

Does anyone know what this plant is that is popping up near my pansies and daylillies?
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How do I identify what type of sunchokes I have?

Can someone please tell me how to identify the different types of sunchokes with pictures?
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I'm trying to Identify this rose

Please help me identify this rose. It's a big bush. Its colour changes from light pink in January to this colour in this month.
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What is this tree? Please help me identify this tree

We have multiple of this tree growing on my college campus and I cannot figure out what type of tree it is. I've never seen anything like it. It has a light green leaf that always grows on top of a ...
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ID this plant from an inherited garden

I recently inherited a garden on my university campus in Buffalo, New York. We think that it's a fruiting plant, but we're not sure what it is. Can anyone help?
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What is this tree with blue and white flowers and long strap-like leaves?

While I was walking, I found this tree with amazing blue and white flowers and am really curious to know its name. It also has long strap-like leaves. What is its name? Click on picture for full ...
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Is this plant with paired lance-shaped leaves a green chilli?

I am a newcomer to Canada and have been experimenting with growing vegetables here in my garden. I did sow some seeds of chilli, pumpkin and tried with some potato as well. They seem to have come ...
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Can someone identidy this plant, please? [duplicate]

This was given to my mother as a gift and she has no idea what it is:
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Weed identification - urban Minnesota

I'm interested in identifying this weed so as to find a method of controlling it. This weed grows in the same location each year.
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Can anyone identify this rose?

Can anyone identify this rose (photos below)? I'm wondering if it's a climbing rose or even a rambling rose. And does anyone know how I should care for it? The stems are quite long and thin and don't ...
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What is this succulent with flat hairy leaves?

This succulent is about 1.5 feet tall. The leaves are flat with a white hairy type substance. What is it called?
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Short plant with dark green ovate hairy leaves appeared in my indoors herb garden

I'm trying to grow a indoor herbs garden. I have reused soil from flowering pots from another location. The herbs didn't grow at all (I think bad seeds), but in one of the pots this appeared. Here ...
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Help identifying this weed/plant? [duplicate]

We are new to this house and to gardening so don't always know if something is a plant or a weed. These plants are growing among some lavender plants, and in the brick paving next to the beds. Can you ...
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Need help identifying this plant

I found this strange plant growing around my garden, like a weed, but never seen it before. Any idea?
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New fungus or mold on my basil plant soil

My husband and I are new to gardening. We bought a basil plant a month or so again, and we've been cutting it and starting new plants. Today woke up to this weird mold or fungus. I can't seem to find ...