Side Yard Greenery #2

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Date Photo Taken: 05/27/2014
Location: Westchester County NY
Posted By: LoriCate

Notes:

#1 Pointed jagged leaves on the plant. I see there is Creeping Myrtle below it with purple flowers.
#2 Oval leaves with a point
#3 5 Leaf cluster

COMMENTS

  1. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    1) might be bishops weed… does it bloom?

    2) looks like a dogwood tree surrounded by other trees.

    3) looks like virginia creeper in a patch of vinca… I’d want to get control of the vinca, to prevent it’s spreading…

    May 28th, 2014 at 8:07 am
  2. parityanimal Flower Fanatic says:

    I would want to get control of the Virginia creeper. I actually like vinca…

    May 28th, 2014 at 9:03 am
  3. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    While the virginia creeper is seedy, and aggressive… it is a native vine that is attractive in the autumn, and wildlife friendly…

    Vinca… on the other hand…
    I spend a lot of time weeding it out of yards where the home-owner made the unfortunate mistake of planting it….

    While vinca minor isn’t quite the wildly invasive exotic pest that vinca major is… it’s bad enough.

    May 28th, 2014 at 9:28 am
  4. stone Flower Fanatic says:

    http://www.in.gov/dnr/files/Periwinkle.pdf

    May 28th, 2014 at 9:31 am

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