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Susan Hi. Is there a way to Id the following plants. I tried but not having sny luck. I have attached pictures. Thank you for your help.  Ken

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Hi Ken,

The large leaved plant in the foreground looks like a pokeweed (phytolacca americana).  The stem gets purplish as it gets older, and it will eventually make purple-black berries.  Try looking up some other pictures to compare.
Thanks,
Susan

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Susan Tabor

Expertise

Entomology,plant pathology, agronomy, native plants, useful and edible plants,medicinal plants,landscape design and installation, plant taxonomy and identification, cultivars and varieties, Botany, nutrient deficiencies, plant recommendations and troubleshooting.

Experience

35 years as a professional horticulturist and landscape contractor. I have a network of contacts at leading universities and with acknowledged experts in the field. I've restored the landscapes of several plantations, 2 Governors mansions and owned/managed 3 nursery/garden centers. I discovered a new subspecies of Emelia in 1997. I've locally introduced several native or volunteer species into mainstream landscape design.

Publications
Morning Advocate The Register Better Homes and Gardens All Experts - Approx 1996-97

Education/Credentials
Louisiana State University - horticulture David L. Hoffman - California - phytotheraphy

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