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Can anyone help me identify these weeds/plants? I have tried to look at books etc but I guess I am  RSS feed

 
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Bren Bell wrote:



If you take out the double img tags (you have two sets), you image will show.

"Red stemmed weed" is pokeweed.

"Weed all over driveway" I can't tell what it is in the photo you are trying to ID. Can you draw an arrow or something on it?

"Weed with white flowers"... I know what it is but I'm drawing a blank right now. I'll post if I can remember.
 
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Carpetweed! That's the one with the white flowers.

You can eat the leaves and stems. I've never tried it.

EDIT: Galium is a look-a-like, but galium is fuzzy and sticks to you and carpetweed is smooth.
 
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Does it spread and form a thick matting? It looks like common knotweed. My goats love this stuff, and it makes a nice cover for holding in moisture and preventing other weeds. It has a deep taproot.
 
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Yes, Shella it does
 
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There is a weed identification guide put out by UC Davis. I'll look for the link if you want it. That is where I identified our common knotweed. It spreads out like a thick carpet. I kind of like it, and our goats love it.
 
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Yes, Shella, I would love to have the link. Thank you! My thoughts when i have discovered these plants were to find out if maybe i had any medicinal plants in my yard or the very near by woods, but i guess none of the plants i posted are. Really wish i could discover some comfrey somewhere! Thank you everyone for your help on here!
 
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I have the one of your 1st pic, but I am unable to identify it!
It has been so for 20 years!

It is not easy to take photos, as I guess it is this one with looooog stems running, and thin leaves...
You can see it best in the down part of the photo, between the leave grass and the clover.

I would love it were identified...
 
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