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What is this?
Fabaceae... and, well, looks like clover, but not necessarily. That red stripe! Ever seen anything like it?




Sorry..don't know, but it is pretty, don't get rid of it yet :))

22 Nov, 2011


Well! How interesting! I rather like it - maybe you have discovered a new plant in your garden...:-)

22 Nov, 2011


Oh, this is in a special pot of its own, being nurtured in the greenhouse.
...Spritzhenry, I'm beginning to agree!

23 Nov, 2011


I always thought it was some kind of oxalis, we have something very similar growing as a weed here, but maybe on closer examination it's more like a big version of black medick. When this awful peasouper clears and it's light enough to see, I'll go and have a closer look at any plants I've still got lurking in my rockery.

23 Nov, 2011


Very unusual. Regarding what it's called, it doesn't matter. If you have discovered a new plant, and that would be a fantastic discovery, it's what you want it to be. i.e. Fabaceae tralamanderii, etc, etc :o)

23 Nov, 2011


There are photos of Oxalis with a white stripe but I couldnt find a photo of a red one.

23 Nov, 2011


Growth, shape etc reminds me of a young aquilegia - just the leaf stripe that is not common. Let us know what happens when it flowers - any bets going ...?!!

23 Nov, 2011


It looks like kin to a Sweet Clover (Melilotus species)

24 Nov, 2011

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