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Weed Identification

 
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Florida pellitory, Parietaria floridana

 

Often called "clear weed", because stems are translucent.  Stems are very fragile.  Leaves have very fine hairs (requires 15X magnification to see). Leaves are alternate and leaf tips are somewhat rounded with a short point.  Flowers form in leaf axil. Prefers shady conditions and does not tolerate hot weather.