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Plant growing in wooded septic field

Posted by dekeoboe 7b (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 23, 13 at 20:00

Several of these plants have come in over our septic field in the woods. Any idea what it is? I am trying to decide whether to leave them or pull them up. We are in central NC.

volunteer in septic field

volunteer in septic field close-up

flower on volunteer in septic field

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RE: Plant growing in wooded septic field

Camphorweed, Pluchea camphorata, likes moist areas. Pluck off a leaf and you'll how it got the name.

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