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Nice looking weed

This is a discussion on Nice looking weed within the The Jungle forums, part of the Land Plants category; I have seen this on the pot of a few dendrobiums. Normally i would pluck ...

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    Default Nice looking weed

    I have seen this on the pot of a few dendrobiums. Normally i would pluck out
    the weeds from the pot but then I kinda liked the leaf on this one so im leaving it there.
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    Both weeds scatter their seeds widely. Both have large, strong tap roots and are vigorous growers!

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    eugh, if nothing else, make sure the oxalis (clover) is disposed of... it's such an annoying weed to have!

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    i agree i hate those clover weeds. i will pluck them out asap. thx.

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    I suspect the weed with a 'clover' leaves isn't oxalis. It spreads by runners and has little yellow flowers. The seed pods pop open and scatter seeds far and wide.
    This little pest and oxalis both love plant pots and thrive in my yard.

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    The one with clover like leaves is wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella)

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    If those weeds are such a pest then I think i should pluck them out. thanks

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    thanks for this post, i have the same wood sorrel growing in my psychopsis pot and its a pain in the butt getting rid of em without harming the sensitive roots of the psycho.

    but, i also find em cute, have to say...

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    eeeeeeew, kill those suckers!

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