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Ricinus communis flower

Ricinus communis flower (Ricinus communis)

These wild plants can grow 10-12 feet here and I see that size frequently in the ditches This is a small one on the lake shore. Many there.

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It's a common weed tree. It can grow much larger and wider. It pops up in asphalt along the freeways and so many other areas here in California.

11 Mar, 2013


Yes, weed seen every little crevasse .
The cultivated ones are pretty though.

11 Mar, 2013


Yes, when trimmed and watered it can become large and very nice.

Here's a photo so an old tree (relatively speaking probably 8 or 9 years old) in Balboa Park.

11 Mar, 2013


Thank you. Looks attractive like that.

11 Mar, 2013


They grow to that size in England too, but of course they're bought & planted in our gdns. I Used to have to prune one sometimes in a friends gdn, to contain the size. It kept it nice & bushy, with nice new growth.

12 Mar, 2013


I have never seen it cultivated Feverfew. Only in the wild.

12 Mar, 2013

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