Flower or Weed?

giniene(5aNY)September 28, 2004

I have never seen anything like this before in my 3 summers living in my house. All of a sudden, it popped up about 6 weeks ago and has been growing ever since. It seems to have a flower on the top, don't know if anyone can identify it from this picture, but I am really curious. If it is a weed, why is it the first time I am seeing it, same if it is a flower?

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blackcat333(z6 NY)

Not sure, but it may be some type of millet. A bird probably pooped out the seeds. If you don't want it all over maybe you should pull it up.

    Bookmark   September 28, 2004 at 7:30PM
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Agree that it is a bird gift but doubt if it's invasive. See what the seed looks like and maybe you'll want to offer it back to the birds.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2004 at 6:08PM
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It sure looks like millet and some nuseries are selling it for an ornamental. My neighbor had one pop up in her yard last year. I wonder if it is from a bird feeder. THere is plenty of millet seed in mixes. By the way, this year it didn't come back, so enjoy

    Bookmark   September 29, 2004 at 7:20PM
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Seems that the general consensus is that birds are the answer and I do have a birdfeeder not too far away. This must be it, thanks!

    Bookmark   September 29, 2004 at 7:41PM
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