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Discussion in 'Plants: Identification' started by parkeey, Apr 3, 2009.

  1. parkeey

    parkeey Active Member

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    can u ident these 2 plants, the smaller i found several just growing randomley ,most of seeded in a garden. Are these worth keeping?
     

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    Robert Flogaus-Faust Active Member 10 Years

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    The plant on the right side is caper spurge (Euphorbia lathyris).
     
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    Silver surfer Generous Contributor 10 Years

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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    #1 is a tree peony (Paeonia suffruticosa or similar).
     
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    am i right thinking Euphorbia lathyris is more like a weed, ive planted it up now i am unsure as i think i could go mad
     
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    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Yes, it can be very invasive.

    If pulling it up, watch out for the white latex (sap), which can cause nasty skin burns. Best to wear gloves.
     

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