Unidentified Invasive Plant

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If you know invasive plants could you reply to this comment? A reader has commented on an older post about an invasive plant she can’t identify. I don’t recognize it from her description, but maybe you do.

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Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

In the end, this may be the most important thing about frost: Frost slows us down. In spring, it tempers our eagerness. In fall, it brings closure and rest. In our gotta-go world–where every nanosecond seems to count–slowness can be a great gift. So rather than see Jack Frost as an adversary, you could choose to greet him as a friend.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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John @ bigjobsboard October 1, 2009, 3:57 am

I think it will be easier to recognized if she have pictures of it. Thanks.
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Don September 21, 2009, 12:08 am

Definitely pokeweed; its taproot is just like a pale carrot.

Bug September 19, 2009, 8:57 pm

I think it’s pokeweed too. Check this out…

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/AG254
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Judy September 18, 2009, 1:35 pm

Could it possibly be pokeweed? http://www.altnature.com/gallery/pokeweed.htm
My aunt use to eat the young leaves but I have only dyed wool with the berries.
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maureen September 19, 2009, 12:26 pm

Do you have a pciture?