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Unknown spikey plant. Grown to be 5' tall.
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memanders03
memanders03
Flower Petal # 7+
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Stalkey stem plant that has grown to have several stalks and many as 16 spikes to a flower. 5ft tall now

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Family: "Lamiaceae" not "Mint Family".

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Unknown Plant
Unknown Plant - December 20, 2009

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umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge
Lei
July 07, 2015
Cyperaceae
Cyperus alternifolius
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Comment: Unknown spikey plant. Grown to be 5' tall.

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digison
digison
July 17, 2014
Like jamills said above, it's a Cyperus alternifolius. (umbrella grass) It's used as a decorative pond or bog plant. Loves heat and water, but can spread pretty fast if you don't watch it. Had all kinds of it around our pond in Chandler, Az.
kkelly
kkelly
August 13, 2012
papyrus
jamills
jamills
April 22, 2010
Cyperus alternifolius
gardengeek
gardengeek
January 05, 2010
  Windmill Palm Windmill Palm
Windmill Palm
Trachycarpus fortunei has been cultivated in China and Japan for thousands of years, grown for its coarse but very strong leaf sheath fibre, used for making ropes, sacks, and other coarse cloth where

gardengeek
gardengeek
December 28, 2009
Looks like a type of Palm tree.
memanders03
memanders03
December 21, 2009
It is in a semi shaded area at my home in Tallahassee FL, Holds up to both cold and hot.
MrFlores
MrFlores
December 21, 2009
Hi memanders03,

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