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Author Topic: Shrub ID help please... I'm stumped , in my son's backyard ...Texas gulf coast  (Read 483 times)

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 please help me , none of the plants I have found similar explain the purple nubs or curls that are a part of the leaf.. bit not on every leaf... 

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Welcome to the forum... My guess... galls on a myrtle. Hopefully someone can narrow it down a little more ... 

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Looks a bit like a red bay(Persea borbonia).


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Crush a leaf and smell it.  If it has a spicy smell, I second the vote on Persea.
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