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can i have a plant i.d please is this a big weed? i think it is i came by it as a 2 for 1 in with another plant

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no its not a weed as such, but I cant for the life of me think what it is. possibly acanthus spinosa [but then maybe not]

10 May, 2012


? cardoon - thistle type flowers, can grow to 6`.

10 May, 2012


Acanthus mollis ?

10 May, 2012


no its neither of those plants it has gunura type dark red spikes on its chunky stem i agree it does look like a cardoon but its green! not grey and its stems are different.......the mystery continues

13 May, 2012


This reminds me of the Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum).If so get rid of quick do not touch without gloves.

20 May, 2012


yes steve it was giant hogweed and sucessfully dug it up it gave in very easily and couldnt find anything left behind ...ended up feeding it to my neighbours dog that had breathing difficulties.....havent heard from him for a while though

21 May, 2012

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