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Thursday - November 01, 2007

From: Rhome, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Plant Identification
Title: Plant identification
Answered by: Barbara Medford


I am trying to identify a wild flowering plant. It grows in pastures near Rhome Texas. How can I email a digital photo to you to look at it??


Mr. Smarty Plants loves to identify plants, but really does need a photo to do so, most of the time. If you will look at the first page of "Mr. Smarty Plants", on the lower right hand side of the page under "Plant Identification" you will find instructions for sending us a picture.

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