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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    05 / 02 / 2017

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Spring

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Marietta

  • State

    Georgia

  • Posted by

    David Barry

Notes:

A number of these have popped up in shaded areas of my backyard. The stems appear woody and stiff. The leaves are smooth and round.

Comments

  • David Barry Leaf Lover says:

    I think you are correct. It looks like the previous property owner cleared some more mature specimens but left the stumps and root system behind. I’ll add it to my invasive species ‘enemies list’ along with Japanese honeysuckle and cat brier!

    May 3rd, 2017 at 10:39am

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    Looks like Chinese privet suckers . Do you have any sweet smelling volunteer bushes? https://plants.usda.gov/plantguide/pdf/pg_lisi.pdf

    May 2nd, 2017 at 7:59pm

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