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Piper methysticum - Kava or Kava Kava

Piper methysticum - Kava or Kava Kava (Piper methysticum - Kava or Kava Kava)

A close up of the leaves. Pic taken today.

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The long white-like strands just above the leaves are the is typical of the piperaceae family.

And yes, it has many stalks and can be a little invasive almost like bamboo...although, not that invasive. This little old house was almost completely surrounded with these plants.

7 Dec, 2008


Yes these do look familiar!!LOL

17 Dec, 2008


I've taken another look at this.
I can see the house right behind !

28 Dec, 2008


Hard to tell apart from Piper aurenticum,the root beer plant or Santa something.

13 Oct, 2014

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