Texas Gardening forum: Camphorweed/Stinkweed

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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Jun 29, 2010 5:45 PM CST
Camphorweed, Stinkweed, Pluchea odorata is a perennial with pretty pink flowers from summer into fall.

The plant has a very pungent aroma. Bees, wasps, hoover flies, and other flying insects surround the blooms!

I find it growing mostly in boggy areas.


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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
Charter ATP Member Birds Organic Gardener Native Plants and Wildflowers Winter Sowing Herbs
Critters Allowed Dog Lover Cat Lover Keeper of Poultry Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Composter
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wildflowers
Jun 30, 2010 8:05 AM CST
closer look at the flowers.

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Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
Charter ATP Member Birds Organic Gardener Native Plants and Wildflowers Winter Sowing Herbs
Critters Allowed Dog Lover Cat Lover Keeper of Poultry Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Composter
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wildflowers
Sep 21, 2010 7:34 PM CST
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