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  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 16 / 2017

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    New York

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    Andy See


Upstate New York meat Vermont border. Property was residence of immigrants from Italy; many herbals now grow wild: peppermint, oregano, lavender, borage@, horehound, etc. This plant has long white root like small parsnip. Grows in sandy soil near foundations.


  • Andy See Apprentice says:

    Bingo! Laura you nailed it. They’re from West of Illinois—how did they ever wind up on the threshold of New England. Thanks.

    June 17th, 2017 at 7:45pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Maybe some thing in the four o’clock genus (?) . This might be the wild four o’clock (Mirabilis nyctaginea). Check it out and see if you have a match. Best wishes!

    June 17th, 2017 at 5:04pm

  • Andy See Apprentice says:

    No, it isn’t a morning glory; not a vine and not a trumpet flower. Flowers are tiny. Thanks anyway.

    June 17th, 2017 at 3:38pm

  • Howdy Sinclair Apprentice says:

    It looks like “Morning Glory” to me. Flowers can be blue too. When small, it looks much a green bean plant.

    June 17th, 2017 at 10:10am

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