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  • Date Photo Taken

    06 / 12 / 2016

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    Des Moines

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two different leaf types on same plant-lobe and maple leaf like; red stemmed and reddish veins; we believe it is a shrub with reddish flowers; the seed was a pea sized black ball inside a pod/shell similar in material to a peanut shell; it is growing super fast.


  • Ann Frame Registered says:

    That is it exactly! We are so excited to know more about this plant. Can’t thank you enough for the positive identification!

    June 14th, 2016 at 12:37pm

  • Metrosideros Master Identifier says:

    Looks like Ricinus communis, Castor Bean.

    June 13th, 2016 at 4:53pm

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