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What is this purple leafed plant?

Sort of reminds me of nettle...

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:shock: Oh! Look at that! There's poison ivy next to the solar light. :x
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Re: What is this purple leafed plant?

The purple veins looked familiar to me, but then I realized it just reminded me of something else that is completely dissimilar otherwise. Sorry.

BUT, what is that other stuff near the solar light? - the stuff that's not poison ivy.
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Re: What is this purple leafed plant?

Hmm... Maybe someone else will recognize it....

Which other one? :D
Let's see... I see Ground Ivy/Creeping Charley, Fleabane, Broadleaf Plantain....
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Re: What is this purple leafed plant?

[quote="applestar"]Sort of reminds me of nettle...




Try feeling it with your Fingertips...if you get a sting you've answered your Query....for instant relief rub the effected part with a "Dock Leaf".

"Dock Leaf" may have a different Name in the US...basically its another Weed with broad Leaves.

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Re: What is this purple leafed plant?

It looks al lot like perilla, beefsteak plant. Does it have square stems?
Perilla comes in green and purple varieties. Sometimes they cross and have features similar to the plant that you have. The underside of a cross usually is purple tinged. Green perilla will also look purplish in the sun but green when grown in more shade.

https://www.evergreenseeds.com/perjapshis.html
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Re: What is this purple leafed plant?

Thanks. I have both Akashiso and Aoshiso. This one isnt it.... :?

...btw I'm saving seeds from particulately dark/intensely colored strain of Akashiso. My other ones tend to fade to dark green tinged with red/violet, but these stay more purple. 8)
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