Unknown plant

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Date Photo Taken: 07/20/2014
Location: Marietta, GA
Posted By: lstinson

Notes:

I thought I was planting a poblano pepper seed. Any idea what this plant is? It is starting to form pods (shown).

COMMENTS

  1. parityanimal Flower Fanatic says:

    Looks more like some kind of squash in the leaves. Will be interesting to see what the pods turn into. I don’t know what a poblano actually looks like as a plant.

    July 23rd, 2014 at 5:31 pm
  2. Lucinda Unregistered says:

    I did some more research. It is a Paulownia tree! My neighbor also has one growing – more like a straight bean stalk! I am getting rid of it today!

    July 24th, 2014 at 2:35 pm
  3. Jim Unregistered says:

    Doesn’t look much like Paulownia to me – and I dislike them enough that I should know. The pod shown is distinctive, but I can’t recall what plant has one like that. The photo does not show the full leaf shape or the overall growth habit of the plant, so it’s difficult to suggest other possibilities.

    July 25th, 2014 at 12:38 pm
  4. Linda Gay Unregistered says:

    Looks like Martynia annua

    Unicorn plant because of the seedpod shape and also called Devil’s Claw

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/mv091

    August 4th, 2014 at 12:17 am

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