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Could it be columbine? #84126
August 11th, 2005 at 09:31 AM
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Ok, I have some columbine, but the leaves are a bit different than this. Plus, my columbine are pretty much done for the year already. Now, I've noticed all these patches in my flowerbed, that look a bit like clover leaves, but somehow different. They are standing up more, and from almost a stem in the middle of it all. Then, there's these swirly looking buds starting to appear..

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Columbine? or something else? Or just another weed that I've been pulling up all over the place..

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Re: Could it be columbine? #84127
August 11th, 2005 at 10:12 AM
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Re: Could it be columbine? #84128
August 11th, 2005 at 10:57 AM
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Meg - looks like we share a lot of the same stuff. If you chew the little yellow flowers they taste kinda lemony sweety somethiny. No I generally dont just go around my yard tasting my flowers laugh My SIL told me to try it. Adventurous city girl that I am, I did. laugh ANYway, if ya try it, don't eat more than one or two - I found out afterwards that they can be toxic in large doses idea She must be tryin to get ridda me :p
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Re: Could it be columbine? #84129
August 11th, 2005 at 10:59 AM
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I have eaten them too...
The leaves...
They taste sour to me...


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Re: Could it be columbine? #84130
August 11th, 2005 at 11:19 AM
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hmm I never tasted the leaves - ya oughta try the flowers weezie, they're sweet smile


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Re: Could it be columbine? #84131
August 11th, 2005 at 01:01 PM
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Around here they call it sour grass. Adults always put the kids up to trying it. Most take 1 bite and spit. laugh laugh

Re: Could it be columbine? #84132
August 11th, 2005 at 01:04 PM
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Really? LOL! I'm surprised my SIL didn't have me taste the leaves then dev May be I'll introduce her to them laugh


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Re: Could it be columbine? #84133
August 11th, 2005 at 04:15 PM
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LOL @ Ya'll! I am *not* tasting it! I'm not Mikey! I'm not gonna try it! laugh

Weezie, you rock!! Thanks for id'n another one for me! It's kinda cute, but it's starting to pop up all over the place, so I think I'll keep it limited..

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August 11th, 2005 at 07:04 PM
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I have these as well, all over the place with the cute little yellow flowers. Since they are heart-shaped, I was thinking about picking some nice leaves, and drying them in order to make a Valentine's day card for my sweety luv Might be a good project for little ones, if anyone has kids smile


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Re: Could it be columbine? #84135
August 12th, 2005 at 09:12 PM
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No I generally dont just go around my yard tasting my flowers
Well, I use to...until I noticed how many dogs were peeing in my yard!
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Re: Could it be columbine? #84136
August 12th, 2005 at 09:44 PM
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Wher'es the pukin' gremalin?????
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Re: Could it be columbine? #84137
August 13th, 2005 at 01:48 AM
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But, Cindy Faye, that's what makes it so tasty!
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Ewww I just grossed myself out!

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Re: Could it be columbine? #84138
August 14th, 2005 at 04:04 AM
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Yeah - wood sorrel, but I ain't havin' any, thanks. Just et.


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Re: Could it be columbine? #84139
August 14th, 2005 at 08:33 AM
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I love it. My grandmother used to put some in with her greens and cook it like that! I have never ate the flowers but darn I love the leaves. Chew a few pucker and spit. lol

But now I think I will pick, wash, chew, pucker, and spit!


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Re: Could it be columbine? #84140
August 14th, 2005 at 09:05 AM
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But now I think I will pick, wash, chew, pucker, and spit!
Yeah...gotta add that "wash" now that we are all grown up!

I bet dogs peed just as much back "then" as they do now!
I never thought about it back then, though!
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Re: Could it be columbine? #84141
August 14th, 2005 at 11:28 AM
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lol yeah heck I thought the yellow snow was special snow! lol At least that is what I told my little sister!


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