What is this plant?

ukrkozJuly 12, 2013

This just started growing in our flowerbed. We let it go, it is about 8.5 feet tall by now. Keeps growing.

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I call it triffid.

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ukrkoz

    Bookmark   July 12, 2013 at 7:48PM
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theresa2(z5)

MULLEIN - it's not native to North America, introduced from Europe.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2013 at 8:37AM
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ukrkoz

Yes, thank you. proliferate in HY also.
Known as "cowboy toilet paper" due to very velvety leaves. Multiple medicinal use. Very cool.

    Bookmark   July 13, 2013 at 6:35PM
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ncrescue

The things you learn on GW!! LOL!

    Bookmark   July 14, 2013 at 8:32AM
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