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turtlesteve

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Tough call. Reminds me of wild poinsettia (euphorbia sp.) which is toxic, but there are other weeds that look vaguely similar; see pachysandra sp. and parietaria sp.
 

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Tough call. Reminds me of wild poinsettia (euphorbia sp.) which is toxic, but there are other weeds that look vaguely similar; see pachysandra sp. and parietaria sp.
Doesn't match the pics of those two, and I hope its not poinsettia. Torts have eaten it before. Its a tough one. It was growing as a weed in the shade between two night boxes. It was very light and fragile. Delicate.
 

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Looks like it might be Pellitory, or "clustered white pellitory" Parietaria praetermissa


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Looks like it might be Pellitory, or "clustered white pellitory" Parietaria praetermissa


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Agree
 

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Looks like it might be Pellitory, or "clustered white pellitory" Parietaria praetermissa


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I think you are right. Found this on Dave's garden and the text matches where and when I found it, and how it was growing.


@turtlesteve my botanist friend, what say you? Look like a match to you?
 

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It looks like a match to me, but I’m no expert. Supposedly native here but I haven’t seen this one that I can recall.
 
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