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RosinaBloom

RosinaBloom
Waihi
New Zealand

January 14, 2013
3:36 PM

Post #9385013

Finger leaf plant with purple flowers ID, please

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growin

growin
Vancouver, BC
(Zone 8b)


January 14, 2013
3:46 PM

Post #9385027

Maybe Solanum lanceolatum http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/32015/
vngarden
Seattle, WA

January 14, 2013
3:50 PM

Post #9385031

I think the leaves look like Solanum aviculare, kangaroo apple?
Vestia
San Francisco, CA

January 14, 2013
4:05 PM

Post #9385054

That is a "kangaroo apple" - Solanum aviculare - considered an invasive weed in many places...

themoonhowl

themoonhowl
Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

January 14, 2013
4:07 PM

Post #9385060

Both S lanceolatum and S aviculare are called Kangaroo Apple...and native to AU and NZ. They are very closely related.

http://www.anbg.gov.au/gnp/gnp12/solanum-laciniatum.html

http://www.brisrain.webcentral.com.au/01_cms/details_pop.asp?ID=708

RosinaBloom

RosinaBloom
Waihi
New Zealand

January 14, 2013
5:32 PM

Post #9385159

growin, vngarden, vestia, themoonhowl,

Thank you, all!
Looks like Solanum aviculare to my untrained eye...

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