Need help identifying this week (or is it a plant)?

thomas1975August 8, 2014

Any idea what this is? It's popping up in various parts of my property (just within the wood line in the back, and within a mulch bed in the front).

Thanks!

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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Erechtites hieracifolia, I believe.

    Bookmark   August 9, 2014 at 11:40AM
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Kimmsr(4a/5b-MI)

Probably "Erechtites hieracifolia" sometimes known as a wild flower but also known as a "weed", a plant you do not want growing where you do not want it growing. Also known as Pilewort or Fireweed.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fireweed

    Bookmark   August 10, 2014 at 7:14AM
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KateinDC(7a)

Well, it's definitely a plant, but most consider it a weedy one. Don't let it go to seed, or you'll have hundreds (if not more) of these next year, and so will your neighbors...

    Bookmark   August 11, 2014 at 3:22PM
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