Plant ID forum: Sea Myrtle (Baccharis halimifolia)

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bunny65
Aug 5, 2015 2:06 PM CST
It is growing among the mums I bought last fall.
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bamira
Aug 5, 2015 3:19 PM CST
maybe Ilex
https://www.google.cz/search?q=ilex&biw=1252&bih=602&source=... I tip my hat to you.
Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Aug 5, 2015 3:23 PM CST
Possibly baccharis halimifolia.

Edit:
Whereabouts are you gardening?
[Last edited by stone - Aug 5, 2015 3:24 PM (+)]
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Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Aug 5, 2015 3:28 PM CST
Leaves and stems look too soft/floppy for Ilex; looks more like Baccharis to my old eyes.
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bunny65
Aug 5, 2015 5:02 PM CST
@ Stone. I am in Miami, Florida

bunny65
Aug 5, 2015 5:16 PM CST
@ plantladylin. Thanks. It looks like it! will read up on how to take care of it.
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Aug 5, 2015 5:31 PM CST
Sea Myrtle is a Florida native: http://florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3484
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