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Post by jezcollinge » Wed Sep 07, 2005 6:27 pm

Can anyone identify these two plants?

They both appeared naturally in our garden.

The first two are the same plant (approx 2-3 feet high)

The third pinky-purple one is long and thin, growing about 2 feet tall, and can have a few long shoots coming from the same plant. We've one growing in soil, one in some sand and one out of a wall (seen in the background on our picture).

I'd be really grateful if anyone could help.

Thanks, Jez
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Post by MrMistery » Wed Sep 07, 2005 6:44 pm

Beats me, but the purple one is beautiful...
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Post by pedro21101 » Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:35 pm

The first seems to me like genus Carex from family Cyperaceae. If not then from Juncaceae genus Luzula.

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Post by jezcollinge » Fri Sep 09, 2005 7:24 pm

thanks for your replies.

i'm now pretty sure the green plant is cyperus glaber.

still unsure about the purple one.

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Post by mothorc » Sun Sep 11, 2005 3:11 am

I can't find exactly the second because I don't see the leaf.
It can be in two family: orchidaceae ( I 've got one in my garden)(this kind of orchid have tuber like anacamptis). Or papilionaceae if it don't have tuber, you don't need to dig it, because you can see the leaf.
I will find the orchid 's name later.
Depend on leaf on the next tree, may be it is an orchid, but its pistil is papilionaceae's.

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Post by jezcollinge » Sun Sep 11, 2005 8:24 pm

Thanks for your reply, Mothorc.

The first plant you mentioned (Anacamptis) has similar-ish flowers, but not exactly the same. The purple plant grew naturally on our back garden wall, and is about 2ft high, and very slim. It flowered from June to September.

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Post by mothorc » Mon Sep 12, 2005 4:57 am

Is the next tree the same?
Your plant look like papilionaceae than orchid, you can see the pistil at faded flowers. orchid have no pistil like this, it have a collum, and you don't see anything like this when orchid flower fade.

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Post by SteinAraiza » Tue Sep 20, 2005 3:45 am

I agree with the last reply. looks like its in the fabaceae
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Post by jezcollinge » Tue Oct 11, 2005 12:31 pm

Please can someone give me a definite name for the second plant featured (the one with pinkish flowers).

I know the name of the other plant, but still require a name for the other one.

Can anyone help? Thanks.

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Post by Desfayes » Mon Oct 17, 2005 10:32 am

jezcollinge wrote:Can anyone identify these two plants?

They both appeared naturally in our garden.

The first two are the same plant (approx 2-3 feet high)

The third pinky-purple one is long and thin, growing about 2 feet tall, and can have a few long shoots coming from the same plant. We've one growing in soil, one in some sand and one out of a wall (seen in the background on our picture).

I'd be really grateful if anyone could help.

Thanks, Jez


Cyperus eragrostis

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Post by jezcollinge » Wed Oct 26, 2005 1:02 pm

Thanks, Desfayes.

The plant you mentioned is definitely cyperus eragrostis.

Do you know what the other plant is?

Thanks, Jez

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