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Discussion in 'Plant and Tree Identification' started by Chuck, Aug 10, 2004.
This is probably an easy on for you. Plant is about 3 feet tall.
It's in the genus Aster (sensu lato). There's probably a couple of hunderd species in the genus. Do a goolgle search for Aster images and you could narrow it down to one of several species that look like this.
We call these Oxeye Daisy
as botanists like to say, "DYC!", "Dang Yellow Composites"...
here's a good link with some descriptive information:
I vote for aster too.
An aster, specifically White heath aster (Aster pilosus).
Id say wild daisy, it dont look like any aster I have.
What does it smell like?
fleabane is right. common alien fleabane. botanical name erigeron something.
Have to go with Fleabane and probably annual
thanks! now i know what it is, too- got that stuff all over the front yard the past couple of years. is it good for anything? will chickens or rabbits eat it? it's not medicinal, as far as i know.
Are you certain it's fleabane? From looking at both photos I think the leaves are different between the two. We have something similar growing here, don't know what it is.
petalless? ferny /mossy leaves(divided) =pineapple weed matricaria sp.
Chuck's picture does look like rough fleabane. The other picture is annual fleabane.
not chamomile. This is an Erigeron sp. It is called fleabane because people used to put it under their rugs to help keep fleas away. I don't know if it works.