Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
What is this rampant plant? Toplef10What is this rampant plant? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

What is this rampant plant? I22gcj10What is this rampant plant? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
What is this rampant plant? Toplef10What is this rampant plant? 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

What is this rampant plant? I22gcj10What is this rampant plant? 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» My NWA garden
by Guinevere Today at 1:00 pm

» Birds of the Garden
by Guinevere Today at 12:47 pm

» Can I sew row cover material?
by OhioGardener Today at 12:33 pm

» Dealing with Critters in Garden
by SMEDLEY BUTLER Yesterday at 10:32 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:56 pm

» N & C Midwest—May 2024
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:53 pm

» Question about replenishing squares after harvest
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:41 pm

» Frequency/amount to water
by lisawallace88 Yesterday at 8:07 am

» Help me correct my mistakes for next year please
by donnainzone5 5/27/2024, 8:04 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 5/27/2024, 7:15 pm

» Anyone know about growing plumeria ?
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/27/2024, 1:54 pm

» What do I do with tomato plants?
by sanderson 5/27/2024, 1:47 pm

» Memorial Day
by sanderson 5/27/2024, 1:00 pm

» Manure tea overwintered outside - is it safe to use?
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/26/2024, 1:23 pm

» Tomatoes not having growth
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/25/2024, 11:28 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Scorpio Rising 5/25/2024, 5:35 pm

» Spring Flowers
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/25/2024, 10:47 am

» Sacrificial Tomatoes
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/23/2024, 8:15 pm

» Ohio Gardener's Greenhouse
by OhioGardener 5/18/2024, 7:02 pm

» Compost not hot
by OhioGardener 5/17/2024, 8:05 am

» First timer in Central Virginia (7b) - newly built beds 2024
by flossy21 5/16/2024, 5:34 pm

» Cabbage worms
by sanderson 5/16/2024, 1:34 am

» Complicated mixed up bunny poop!
by plantoid 5/14/2024, 7:20 pm

» They don't call 'em garden BEDS for nothing.
by sanderson 5/12/2024, 2:34 am

» Greetings from Southport NC
by sanderson 5/6/2024, 4:36 am

» In the news: Biosolids in Texas.
by sanderson 5/6/2024, 4:19 am

» Rhubarb Rhubarb
by Scorpio Rising 5/5/2024, 7:57 pm

» Mark's first SFG
by markqz 5/4/2024, 12:08 am

» question about the digital tools from the sfg site.
by OhioGardener 5/2/2024, 4:50 pm

» Assistance Needed: Sugar Snap Peas Yellowing and Wilting
by Scorpio Rising 5/1/2024, 8:24 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

What is this rampant plant?

3 posters

Go down

What is this rampant plant? Empty What is this rampant plant?

Post  FarmerTuley 12/12/2011, 12:49 pm

What is this rampant plant? Img_0415

This thing is everywhere in my garden. At first I thought it was purslane but it grows much differently. It has a purple underside that turns green once established. Little seed pods grow quite quickly and it is a fast reproducer.

It completely overtook my broccoli bed.
What is this rampant plant? Img_0416

Also, I have a spiked plant I am unsure of as well. It has spikes on the leaves, spikes on the stem, spikes everywhere.
What is this rampant plant? Img_0417

Here is another shot.
What is this rampant plant? Img_0514

I would love some help on these. Thanks!

Farmer Tuley
avatar
FarmerTuley

Posts : 5
Join date : 2011-11-16
Location : Lower Rio Grande Valley--Donna, Texas

Back to top Go down

What is this rampant plant? Empty Re: What is this rampant plant?

Post  martha 12/12/2011, 12:56 pm

Oh, oh! That spiked thing with the purple flowers grows through concrete here in Massachusetts! I don't remember what it is called, but get rid of it as much and quickly as you can!

The other one sure does look like trouble - I don't know what it is. It's either too young or too Texan for me to recognize it.

Good luck!
martha
martha

Female Posts : 2188
Join date : 2010-03-03
Age : 67
Location : Acton, Massachusetts Zone 5b/6a

Back to top Go down

What is this rampant plant? Empty Re: What is this rampant plant?

Post  Luci Dawson 12/12/2011, 8:20 pm

martha wrote:Oh, oh! That spiked thing with the purple flowers grows through concrete here in Massachusetts! I don't remember what it is called, but get rid of it as much and quickly as you can!

The other one sure does look like trouble - I don't know what it is. It's either too young or too Texan for me to recognize it.

Good luck!
In NM we call that purple spiky plant "horse nettle" and it's abominable. Try to get at that PRONTO bcz it has a tenacious tap root that will continue to grow if you don't get it ALL out of the ground.
Luci Dawson
Luci Dawson

Female Posts : 267
Join date : 2011-09-07
Age : 82
Location : Albuquerque, NM (7B)

Back to top Go down

What is this rampant plant? Empty Re: What is this rampant plant?

Post  FarmerTuley 12/14/2011, 4:20 pm

In NM we call that purple spiky plant "horse nettle" and it's
abominable. Try to get at that PRONTO bcz it has a tenacious tap root
that will continue to grow if you don't get it ALL out of the ground.

I think you are right about it being horse-nettle. I am going to have to get my leather gloves and start yanking them out fast.

Oh and I figured out what the other one was. It is called Amarenth spp. It can either be a weed (a plant out of place) or in the case of my mother-in-law who is allergic to gluten, a source of alternative flour (something akin to quinoa)
avatar
FarmerTuley

Posts : 5
Join date : 2011-11-16
Location : Lower Rio Grande Valley--Donna, Texas

Back to top Go down

What is this rampant plant? Empty Re: What is this rampant plant?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum