Plant ID forum: Help identifying tall weed

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Central Missouri
Aug 12, 2020 11:25 AM CST
Growing widely in Central Missouri, 6-10' tall. Single stem, branching white flowers on top.
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A cluster of them.

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The flowerhead.

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Closeup of flowers.

Name: Kelly
Redding, California (Zone 9b)
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Aug 12, 2020 12:02 PM CST
Possibly in the genus Artemisia (commonly called mugwort). I can't tell if the leaves are simple lance shaped or lobed. Could be A. vulgaris (?)
Central Missouri
Aug 12, 2020 12:32 PM CST
That's the ticket. Thank you Kelly.
Name: Mone
Chicago *O'Hare/Lake* (Zone 6a)
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Aug 12, 2020 2:15 PM CST
Horseweed (Erigeron canadensis)
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Aug 12, 2020 3:05 PM CST
Yes, Horseweed.
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