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Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by wiseowl, Apr 28, 2018.

  1. wiseowl

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    Good afternoon it would be greatly appreciated if someone could ID this for me please,no idea how it got in to my garden I feel that I should know but it escapes me,thank you:smile:

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      Could be pellitory of the wall Woo :)
       
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        My thoughts too @Zigs @wiseowl Woo.. :)
         
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          Goodness me. There are times when I think I know nothing.
          I have never heard or seen pellitory of the wall.....otherwise called Parietaria officinalis.

          Parietaria officinalis - Wikipedia

          I am afraid that dear Woo's pic is not that.

          Note in Woos pic the leaves are clearly opposite.
          Whilst Parietaria_officinalis has leaves that are alternate.

          Even worse I do not recognize Woos plant.
          Sorry to be a killjoy!
           
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            Good afternoon @Zigs @Marley Farley and @Silver surfer my friends and thank you,it is about 12 inches tall and 12 inch spread more like a small shrub at the moment,I have taken another photo of it and you can see the main brown stem:smile:

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            Hmm has a familiar look to it, which is what made me think pellatory.. So, it could be a self seed plant maybe from birds perhaps so maybe a berry seed perhaps.. Will have a little looksee what I can find @wiseowl
             
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              @wiseowl I just had a thought, do you think it could be a Snowberry? Planted for you by the birds.? There is one at our local rec’ ground and when they cut it back hard the new growth is very similar to your pic.. :scratch:
               
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                @Silver surfer we have lots of Pellitory around the village as it likes the cracks in the stone walls..
                 
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                  Hello @Marley Farley here are some photos(I'm getting wet here:lunapic 130165696578242 5: the stem seems to feel almost bendy and not rigid:smile:

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                  No @wiseowl it isn’t snowberry the leaves are too pointy.. :scratch:
                   
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                    Hmm looks so familiar though... Thinking....:whistle:
                     
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                      That last pic is great now stay indoors... ;) ok What about a Honeysuckle the leaf spacing looks about right as to the new growth leaves.. Which one though if it is.. I am going to look at Honeysuckles for a minute @wiseowl
                       
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                        @Marley Farley My next door nieghbour has honeysuckle I shall pop out and take a look my friend:smile:
                         
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                        I don't believe it @Silver surfer stumped, you have really got the scratching heads going @wiseowl . As for me knowing what your mystery plants is.....that will be a no:). i feel exactly like Marley Farley does in that it looks very familiar and I should know what it is but don't. It not some sort of Willow/Salix? Wild guess but looks sort of like a Salix I grow. Expecting to be told I'm wrong:lunapic 130165696578242 5:
                         
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                          Hello @silu and @Marley Farley my friends well I have been and looked at my neighbours honeysuckle and its not particular one which runs for 90ft along my fence,but the small leaves feel very soft and furry (just like lambs ears feel) if that is any help:smile:
                           

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