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Mystery plant! What is this?


Early this growing season, I sowed a bunch of random seeds in my “bird garden” and these things grew:

I don’t know if it is a weed, or part of the seed mix, but I’ve been tending it and it is growing pretty well. The “fern-looking” growth is very interesting and it produces some small flowers similar to a “fox tail fern”.. Very tiny flowers.
Any idea what this might be?

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Hmmm not sure n2 but my bird feeder area does have some growth similar to yours but I keep pulling it out so maybe it is from the seed mix.

20 Jul, 2009


its not cannabis is it LOL!!!

20 Jul, 2009


it looks like a toadflax to me.

20 Jul, 2009


No Sewingkilla, the leaf structure is totally different from cannabis. {chuckle} LOL! The cannabis plants have a more pointed and structured leaf form..

Bobg has an interesting thought because the area in question is right under the "bird feeders" and birds will often "poop out" undigested seeds that may have come from different areas and start growing. I have pretty much learned what plants the raw bird seed produces and those are from somewhere else.. Fascinating!

21 Jul, 2009


Toadflax is pretty close, but this morning the thing sprouted some bluish looking flowers that resembled "bachelor buttons". The blooms closed up around 1:00 pm just like my morning glories do when the afternoon heat fired up.
They see full sun from dawn 'till about 12:00 and then are shaded for the rest of the day. I'll have to post some of the early morning blooms. Really cool looking..

27 Jul, 2009

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