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Can someone ID these plants? Thanks
Is this Smartweed?
Is this Jap Millet?
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I dont think either of them are Smartweed or Japanese Millet.
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The first pic looks like Rumex (Curly Dock) which is in the polygonum family and the other looks like a Rush (Juncus) or Xyris. All decent wetland plants that provide food for ducks. The first pic could also be what is known as Nodding Smart Weed but without a seed head I can't tell you without the plant in hand. I hope this helps you out and let me know what you key them out to be.
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The swollen nodes on the first tell you it's a smartweed, although Rumex is also a good guess based on the photo. Think smartweed is the call though.
Second pic is a spikerush, possibly an eleocharis, but hard to tell without knowing the size of the plant.
Both of these plants provide great forage for ducks.
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