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Old June 7th, 2004, 12:09 AM
Derek
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Identify unknown house plant

I bought this plant, but it had no tag and no one in the garden could identify it. It was the only of its type I could find. Anyone have any ideas? It's a total of 10 inches tall. It cost $3.

http://home.mindspring.com/~derred/fullplant.JPG

http://home.mindspring.com/~derred/leaf.JPG

thanks for the help
Derek
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Old June 7th, 2004, 07:50 PM
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I may be able to help...

A pair of questions though,
Is the back of the leaves, ie underside, gold? And if so, when rubbed does the gold come off? If yes to both is is a California native fern called gold-back fern...I can look up the scientific name I am travelling at present and do not have my resources with me.

And if the answer is no to both, I will think further on the subject.

Have fun,
raichael
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Old June 7th, 2004, 09:55 PM
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maybe a Selaginella of some type...

http://images.google.ca/images?q=Sel...=Google+Search
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Old June 8th, 2004, 01:29 PM
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no gold

There isn't any gold backing of any kind on this plant.
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