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Plant Identification: SOLVED: i saw this large shrub in the devils river flood plain.

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rockjw
Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

October 6, 2012
5:44 PM

Post #9297783

large leaves ,purple limbs,looked rather tropical-there were 5or6 scattered down the dry part of the devils river just north of lake amistad texas .largest one about 11ft tall and alittle less wide

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TomH3787
Raleigh, NC
(Zone 7b)

October 6, 2012
5:51 PM

Post #9297791

We just had an ID request for this from Canada.

It's castor bean (Ricinus communis) - seeds are very toxic.

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