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Question: This plant grows like 5 feet looks tropical with tree like stalks.It has a sticky,milky liquid that ants love.In the fall it gets yellow flowers like daisies with a black center.I could send a photo of the unbloomed plant.Grows in ohio

Answer: Without seeing the plant I'm only venturing a guess but it sounds like Jerusalem Artichoke. These plants grow tall and have yellow daisylike flowers. Hope this is the plant!

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