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#1 stevemel

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Posted 05 August 2012 - 07:44 PM

Hey everyone
I found this in my garden but I'm not sure if it's edible for Harry to eat if someone could tell me weather it was or not this would be great. I think it should have flowers on it but we have had a lot of rain over the couple of days but I can see where the flower heads should be and they are a light purple.

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Mel, Steve and Harry

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 08:09 PM

:bump2: Sorry you didn't get a reply to this one stevemel, anyone know?

#3 Kelly

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:15 PM

It looks like Short-fruited Willowherb to me. It's high in tanins.... and although not toxic, most tortoises don't like the taste of it.

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