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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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What is this houseplant with glossy leaves?

I planted this plant 4 years ago and it didnt even bloom. I'm not sure what it is.
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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 plant is this? A succulent of some sort

It can get very dense and plump but I can't seem to figure out what combo of light and water it needs to keep it that way. It gets baked by too much direct light and it has tendency to get really ...
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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 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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What is this cone-shaped evergreen tree?

This tree is growing in a garden in Johannesburg, South Africa. I'm pretty sure it's evergreen. I'm not sure whether or not it is indigenous to this area. Click on pictures for full size.
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What is this thin-stemmed plant with narrow leaves in an aquaponics bed in my greenhouse?

This plant grew from seed to about 2' high within 3 months. I'm sure it's not done growing. I have no clue what it could be, since I'm in the bad habit of sticking anything that looks like a seed ...
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What is this succulent with dark green paired ovate leaves?

What is the name of the following plant?
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Unhealthy plant with dark spots on leaves

See attached plant. Leaves seem to have some issue as identified by dark spots. Any idea what could be wrong?
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I would like to know the name of this plant?

It has a fragrance and it's also edible, I suspect it could be Mentha Longifolia, but I'm not sure. I try to propagate it through placing it in a cup filled with water near the window in order to ...
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Bermuda grass (I think?) is a muddy mess in the winter time

I live in Knoxville, TN. My back lawn sees a lot of action year-round with two medium-sized dogs. I think much of it is Bermuda grass, since it runs close to the ground, is very thick and soft in ...
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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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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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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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landscaping plant in yard

i have dark green clumps in my yard that look like grass but when pulled there are bulbs attached almost like little onions. The green part and bulbs do not have any distinct fragrance.
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What is this plant with serrated narrow leaves?

I left my fern outside like I do every year. When its leaves fell off this year, an odd plant was growing in with it. Does any one know what this plant is?
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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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need help to identify this plant, please!

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 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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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.