Plant ID forum→Mystery Plant in Northern NJ

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New Jersey, Middlesex County
Aug 18, 2020 12:14 PM CST
Found this plant growing in my backyard in Northern NJ - anyone know what it is? Thank you for your time.
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San Francisco Bay area (Zone 9a)
Aug 18, 2020 12:34 PM CST
Could be Caryopteris
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Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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Aug 18, 2020 1:04 PM CST
It could also be a type of Boneset, Eupatorium.
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Scott County, KY (Zone 5b)
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Aug 20, 2020 8:19 PM CST
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.
Name: John K.
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Aug 21, 2020 1:24 AM CST
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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