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

Posted by thomas1975 CT (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 8, 14 at 13:46

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

Erechtites hieracifolia, I believe.


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

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


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

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...


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