Plantidote of the Day 2012-07-16
Mystery plant (possibly a weed)
A few clues: this plant is easily 7 feet tall, with very big pale green leaves covered in what feels like velvet. Before those seed pod things appeared, there was a big lavender flower (sorry, I don't have a picture of the flower). Now the flower is gone, leaving behind the seeds or whatever they are.
This plant is growing outside the fence of a very nice estate kind of place. It doesn't look like it was planted on purpose. But if it is a weed, it seems like it would have been removed by the gardener. It's been there for months and no one's touched it, though. Very odd. But now for the real question: What is it?
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