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tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

June 18, 2001
9:54 PM

Post #6739

I know what it said when I bought it 5 years ago, but I'm beginning to wonder. Can you help?
(sitting here with fingers crossed that I don't go down in the Guinness book for having the most robust weed ever)

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Baa

June 18, 2001
10:15 PM

Post #84426

Firstly I'm guessing its an umbilifer, and by the way its taken over I'd also think it may be Aegopoduim podograria or the dreaded ground elder.

I hope I'm wrong but whatever it is it looks incredibly invasive.
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

June 18, 2001
10:24 PM

Post #84430

Looked that up on vascular plant image and that's not it, fortunately. you are right that it's spread, but we let it, thinking it was what we wanted. I've never seen a flower due to the deer.
btw, it's about 2 1/2 ft to 3 ft high if that helps.
Jerseyguy
Princeton, NJ
(Zone 6a)

June 19, 2001
2:14 AM

Post #84483

I'm thinking its one of the composites, since it never bloomed its hard to tell. Almost looks like one of the perennial rudbeckias similar to R. nitida or lacinata.
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

June 19, 2001
2:28 AM

Post #84485

that's encouraging, it was sold as a rudbeckia. But I can't find the right one.

This message was edited Monday, Jun 18th 10:28 PM
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


June 20, 2001
12:32 AM

Post #84904

tiG I'm thinking rudbeckia laciniata. Here are some links to pictures. See what you think.

http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/dcs420/c/hdw190898is.jpg
http://chili.rt66.com/hrbmoore/Images/New4-9-97/Rudbeckia_laciniata-2.jpg
http://chili.rt66.com/hrbmoore/Images/P-R/Rudbeckia_laciniata.jpg
http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/cgi/gallery_query?q=Rudbeckia laciniata
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

June 20, 2001
12:54 AM

Post #84909

That's it poppysue! It was the second picture that told for sure. I was pretty sure after checking those pictures last night, but not 100%. Thanks to all for taking the time:)

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