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Plant Identification: help identifying this plant?

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anicholstoo
North Vernon, IN

February 17, 2013
2:45 PM

Post #9422265

This is a plant found growing in S. Indiana in a wooded area. It is roughly knee high, twiggy in appearance, in small clumps of 3-4 twigs each, clumps are not very close to each other (closest ones are roughly 10' apart). Soil is average moisture, some clay. I have not seen them in leaf or any blooms. I am guessing the squares are berries; I cut one open and found finely granulated dust inside. The squares are only about a centimeter or two in size but that is a very rough guess as I am horrible at eyeballing measurements!

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ViburnumValley

ViburnumValley
Scott County, KY
(Zone 5b)

February 17, 2013
4:07 PM

Post #9422323

Any pictures of the whole plant?

GardenGuyKin

GardenGuyKin
Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

February 17, 2013
4:10 PM

Post #9422325

Ludwigia alternifolia
https://www.google.com/search?q=Ludwigia+alternifolia&hl=en&client=safari&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=FXEhUe7mC6HuigLPooCACg&ved=0CDAQsAQ&biw=1024&bih=672

GardenGuyKin

GardenGuyKin
Portland, OR
(Zone 8a)

February 17, 2013
4:11 PM

Post #9422327

Did a simple google search 'square seed pod Indiana'

poisondartfrog

poisondartfrog
Barbourville, KY
(Zone 7a)

February 17, 2013
4:13 PM

Post #9422330

That looks like a Ludwigia alternifolia "seedbox."

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