Probably not easy

Discussion in 'Plants and Biodiversity Stumpers' started by tipularia, May 27, 2008.

  1. tipularia

    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Grows wild in a few states. Here is a close-up.
     

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    Is it Epilobium angustifolium
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    No, very cold, not fireweed.
     
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    reminds me more of the blooming Euphorbias...
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    No, still cold.
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Plant was growing in the shade. I doubt if anyone is familiar with this one, but any ideas on the family?
     

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    Boraginaceae?
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    No, not that family either. The flowers are much smaller than the tip of your finger.
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Looks like everyone is dogged by this one. Here is the whole plant growing on a log.
     

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    Lila Pereszke Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Hm-hm... really not easy... :(((
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Yes, that is the correct family.
     
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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Texas native?
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Yes, a Texas native.
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    No, not a scaleseed. Leaves are different.
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    HINT: All of the words (or forms of the words) of the common name have been in my previous posts.
     
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    Dog fennel?
    (Anthemis cotula)


    Oh shoot, forget that. Wrong family.

    Try Dog fennel, Foeniculum vulgare

    Stupid common names....
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Nope, I never used the word "fennel".
     
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    Finger dogshade Cynosciadium digitatum.
    That's the crossword-puzzler in me speaking.
     
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    tipularia Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    That's it. Congratulations!
     
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    Wouldn't have got it without the hint, as you are probably all well aware.
     
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    Good stumper, thank you.
     
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    Hm... Cynosciadium digitatum... learned something new again! :) Thanks!
     
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    I knew it would be difficult, and one most people haven't seen. The plant was growing out of an old log in the Sabine River bottom Big Foot territory, has tiny flowers, and is the only one I have ever found.
     

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