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Aug 18, 2020 12:14 PM CST
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New Jersey, Middlesex County
Found this plant growing in my backyard in Northern NJ - anyone know what it is? Thank you for your time.
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Aug 18, 2020 12:34 PM CST
San Francisco Bay area (Zone 9a)
Could be Caryopteris
Aug 18, 2020 1:04 PM CST
Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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It could also be a type of Boneset, Eupatorium.
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Aug 20, 2020 8:19 PM CST
Name: John
Scott County, KY (Zone 5b)
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Caryopteris sp. have opposite arrangement of leaves, unlike this plant which has alternate arrangement.

That doesn't help me identify it, though. It does remind me somewhat of Persicaria sp.
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Aug 21, 2020 1:24 AM CST
Name: John K.
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It looks like it is under some kind of water stress or it is normal to be spindly like that? Intriguing.
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