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Date Photo Taken: 09/05/2013
Location: Blue Ridge, GA
Posted By: Kbunnelle

Notes:

We have planted these from seeds. They are very prolific and have risen up to 6 feet tall.
We have also heard that they are edible.

COMMENTS

  1. bullfroghollow Flower Fanatic says:

    Is it a blazing star? If so the tuber or root is edible and was used to treat heart ailments, diabetes, and snake bite with some success. Always get positive id before consuming any plant though.

    September 8th, 2013 at 6:52 am
  2. sunnysue2009 Flower Fanatic says:

    Sure looks like one of the varieties of Amaranth. There are many.

    http://1greengeneration.elementsintime.com/?p=1358

    September 11th, 2013 at 8:20 pm
  3. bullfroghollow Flower Fanatic says:

    I see what you mean, Sunnysue. Interesting

    http://www.nwitimes.com/niche/get-healthy/healthy-living/herbal-healer-what-is-amaranth/article_0dab905c-20d4-54e4-9d09-3d2529726be6.html

    September 16th, 2013 at 10:29 am

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