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What the heck is this?

Posted by extinctplant 5b (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 22, 11 at 19:43

I planted a oriental lilly in the spot, but it looks way different from what they should. It is getting massive and I would hate to be nourishing something invasive in my new flower beds.

It is about 2'+ x 3'+. It has a similar branching structure to a dahlia, but with much more air space. It has 1 - 1 1/2'' wide and 2''+ long leaves that have jagged edges. The leaves green on top with a blackish-purple bottom. There are small white flowers on it that are clustered but each flower has its own stem.

Any thoughts?

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: What the heck is this?

Boltonia? Without a pic it would be tough to id.


RE: What the heck is this?

Could be an erigeron.

RE: What the heck is this?

Maiden moss ?

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