Plant ID

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by CJC, May 23, 2005.

  1. CJC

    CJC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 22

    Can anyone ID this plant? I just moved into a new place, and am not sure if it's a weed or desirable plant. Would appreciate any advice. Thanks.
  2. greenwithenvylandscape

    greenwithenvylandscape LawnSite Member
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    I'm looking into my crystal ball and I'm not seeing anything.
  3. CJC

    CJC LawnSite Member
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    Sorry, attachment didn't work first time......

  4. CJC

    CJC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 22

    Here is a shot of the leaves on the plant...

  5. GMC Driver

    GMC Driver LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    Alpina Aquilegia (a perennial)

    Common Name: Alpine Columbine
  6. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 963

    Close up of the flower please
  7. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    A very desirable plant.
  8. betterlawn

    betterlawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from MI
    Posts: 426

    I guess it depends on where it is... :p

    I just moved into a new house - tons of green stuff growing everywhere. The backyard is under 3-4" of rotting leaves and its impossible to tell what was landscaping or grass or just dirt. So I'm cleaning it up and waiting to see what looks pretty and what looks ugly. To me, that defines a weed...

    I was talking to a guy a couple years ago about perrenials (my daughter's wanted a butterfly garden), and he was saying that a lot of popular perrenials now used to be considered weeds.
  9. GrazerZ

    GrazerZ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 670

    What he said. cool plant to me.

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