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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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#84127 August 11th, 2005 at 10:12 AM
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#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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#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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#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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#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

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#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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#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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#84134 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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#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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#84136 August 12th, 2005 at 09:44 PM
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Wher'es the pukin' gremalin?????
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#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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#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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#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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#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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#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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