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Offline MrILoveTheAnts

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Plant ID
« on: August 24, 2007, 09:26:54 PM »
I was at a community garden earlier and saw some bees on what looked like a Black Adder of some sort, does anyone know what it might be?



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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2007, 10:14:01 PM »
almost looks like some kind of mint.  did you smell it? was the stem square?
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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2007, 10:30:50 PM »
I didn't notice any odor, and didn't notice it being square.

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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2007, 01:52:56 AM »
150 species of mint out there, looks like a mint to me also, puul a leaf and smell or taste it...
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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2007, 02:55:42 AM »
    Definitely looks like mint...
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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2007, 08:25:30 AM »
Yep, it's a mint, probably ond of the peppermints.

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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2007, 08:29:07 PM »
Just planted a bunch of mint in my yard. I planted Cat nip, which is the same, and thats what mine looks like.

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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2007, 03:54:36 AM »
It is Spearmint. How can you tell? It has spear shaped blooms at the end of the stem. ;) ;)
I have some. some cat nip also, and garlic, that is why nothing or nobody messes with me. :) ;)
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Re: Plant ID
« Reply #8 on: October 10, 2007, 10:32:50 PM »
Yep, looks like a mint to me. The only way to tell for sure is to........(drum roll...) Tear a sprig off and stick it in a mojito...then crush more up and put it in the drink...then drink it! If it tastes good and cool and your head feels good its probably some kinda mint..If it makes you sick, you've probably ingested poison ivy!
just kidding, dont take me serious......The mojito will make you feel good without the mint anyways!
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