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Friday - June 27, 2008

From: Irving, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Plant Identification
Title: Plant identification
Answered by: Nan Hampton


A friend brought back pictures of plants from a recent trip which included the center. It didn't have an identification sign on it and no one was around at that moment for him to ask. I can send the photo.


Please visit our Ask Mr. Smarty Plants page and you will find instructions for submitting photos under "Plant Identification" in the lower right corner.

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