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Need help identifying this thorny plant

I need help identifying this plant. I have had it for six months now and it has done well until now, but the bottom leaves are starting to turn yellow, dropping bit by bit.
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Identifying unusual wild raspberry plants?

I am located in Southwestern Pennsylvania and I know wild black raspberries are native to me and the surrounding counties. The plants are randomly growing in patches throughout the woods on my ...
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Ivy or something else? Want to know the accurate name

Please see the pictures. It grows every year in my back yard. I dragged it out but it just comes back. It pricks skin. I don't know the English Name so I don't know how to get rid of it by DIY. No ...
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what kind of tree is this in central Florida?

Tree with dark green leaves on the right, not the pine on the left. in very sandy soil. wondering if will be difficult to transplant? does it have thorns? deep hard roots? What time of year good time ...
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Is this Osage Silk Thorn - x Macludrania hybrida?

Anybody know what this species/family of thorny bush this is or how to propagate it? it was about 10' wide and high and very thorny. I saw this in Lake Placid Florida, just north of Okeechobee lake ...
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Good thorny bush for a ditch or low area on my lot?

I have vacant lot in Sandy Central Florida I want to clear and do some land grading on. My plan is elevate the center back by digging some slopped graded ditches. I'm looking for plants and trees ...
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What kind of plant is this thorny bush/vine in my yard? [closed]

Just moved into a new place and this plant seems to be taking over most of the planting area and seems to be choking some of the other trees and plants around it. I'm about to aggressively prune it ...
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Euphorbia milii (crown of thorns)

I am pretty new to keeping plants, and I have a Euphorbia Milii as a houseplant now sitting in a terracotta pot. I planted it in cactus soil, and I generally water it well, waiting for the soil to dry ...
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Shallow root thorny plant zone 6 (NE Indiana)

What are some thorny plants that will thrive in zone 6 but also have shallow roots? The reason I ask is my neighbors, despite everything else I've tried, wont keep their dogs out of my yard. I can't ...
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Identify multi-stemmed thorny shrub with alternate ovate leaves

Can any one identify this tree from these leaves pic ? It has thorns too. Adding more pics. I am in St. Louis MO.
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How to tame a Pyracantha?

I have an old house (built in the 50s) on a large lot (~ 1/2 acre) that was previously owned by some older folks that didn't keep up with the landscaping very well. I've been slowly trying to get it ...
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What is this tree/bush with thorns and small blue solid fruits?

There's a tree in our yard of which we do not know it's name. In other parts of the yard it grows more like a bush. It has thorns and grows small solid fruits that turn dark blue when ripe. On the ...
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How sharp are sea berry thorns?

I've read that sea buckthorn needles are lethal, so I was wondering how sharp they are. Are they like sewing needles, or like a pen point?
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