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Kristy4740

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PostSubject: Help with ID please....   Sat Apr 28, 2012 12:37 pm

What a Face Hello all.... After a little bit of help.... Does anyone know what the correct name for this is? cheers Havent had one before and not really anything I would ever get, yet its decided to start growing all over the place.



Thank you all and Happy Saturday sunny
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PostSubject: Re: Help with ID please....   Sat Apr 28, 2012 4:39 pm

Not 100% sure about the scientific name but it's what's called "Mother of millions" and is declared a noxious weed in most of Australia. They are also reportedly poisonous with recorded deaths of cattle that's fed on them.
If it was me I'd make a consious effort of killing it before it spreads to much. See those little plantlets on the end of the leaves, each of them drop and grow into a full plant.

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PostSubject: Re: Help with ID please....   Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:01 pm

I can understand why its considered a weed, it is multiplying and spreading like no tomorrow. I was going to pull it out, or do something with it today, but thought I would try to find out more about it first.

I have googled it now I have the name and I will definatly being getting rid of it, Can't believe I haven't seen one before now. Thanks! - Tomorrows job is now set!
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PostSubject: Re: Help with ID please....   Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:24 pm

If you like it (which I do lol) just pull out the 'mother plant' and pot it up then give the rest the boot Smile We get a green looking one around my parts
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