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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 tall stalked plant with fern-like leaves?

Can someone tell me what this is? I've got a TON of this on a new property I just moved to. Located in Dayton, Ohio, USA
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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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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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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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Arbor Day Tree Identification issue for eagle scout project! [on hold]

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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Identify plant and things on it (Possible Scale)

I've looked at other questions and I'm quite sure the plant outside my house has a scale problem. But I don't know much about gardening so I'd like some advice please. I found these other questions ...
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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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What is this small annual with narrow gray/green leaves and rust colored daisy-type flowers?

I live in Massachusetts, zone 6a. Last June, I saw these plants on a clearance table of mixed annuals, none of which had name tags. They were already in bloom. The colors of both the leaves and the ...
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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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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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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 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 this houseplant with waxy rounded leaves and a tall straight flower spike?

Can anybody help me identify this plant from the picture posted? It has waxy rounded leaves and is very easy to look after. From the picture you'll see it is flowering in late Summer / Autumn UK.
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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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Can anyone help me to identify these plants [closed]

I used to have tendency to collect random seeds from various plants or fruits. But for random reasons they are not labelled. This is first one Second one, which I think it might be a cherry. And ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can anyone assist in identifying this large leaved plant with small blue flowers?

Large leaved plant with small blue flowers close to stem. Very vigorous growth. It is growing in London, United Kingdom in my back garden in semi shade. It first appeared last autumn with large ...
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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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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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Please help to identify this vine

This vine grows on the ground in our front yard, creeping out from under the hedgerow. We've always just mowed it. But, I am curious as to what it is. Apparently planted by previous owners. I almost ...
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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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Please help me identify this tree with irregular leaves

I found this tree growing on a farm on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa. p.s. The pink fabric is not part of the tree :p
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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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Help identify my bonsai tree

I've been given a bonsai tree by a friend who knew I was interested in learning about them. Unfortunately all it said on the pack was 'bonsai tree'. I've done a little research looking for the name ...
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What is this tall potted plant with narrow leaves and braided bark at the base?

We recently inherited a new plant with no information about the species or location where it naturally grows. It looks like it has been regularly trimmed by the previous owner, and I'm not sure if ...
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What is this potted plant with small purple berries?

I bought this very tiny plant from a hospital. I was visiting someone and it caught my eye. It was about an inch or less high when I got it. The person in the shop told me that it was an orange ...
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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 ...
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What is this plant?

Please help me identify this plant: We just got some seeds and this grew. Unfortunately, these seeds might not even be local, so telling you that I'm in Austria won't be much help. Thank you in ...
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Am I on the right path to growing these Oyster Mushrooms properly?

I started collecting coffee grounds over a week, kept it moist. Before adding the starter, I microwaved the damp coffee grounds in the hope of killing off anything dormant. After adding the starter ...