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  • Date Photo Taken

    09 / 05 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • City

    Blue Ridge

  • State

    Georgia

  • 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

  • bullfroghollow Master Identifier 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 10:55am

  • sunnysue2009 Master Identifier says:

    Sure looks like one of the varieties of Amaranth. There are many. http://1greengeneration.elementsintime.com/?p=1358

    September 11th, 2013 at 8:17pm

  • bullfroghollow Master Identifier 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 6:53am

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