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Jul 3, 2016 5:23 AM CST

Found this ~2" plant growing in gravel on June 30 in northern VA (US).

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Name: Tara
Jacksonville, Fl. (Zone 9a)
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Jul 3, 2016 8:56 AM CST
The pic. is a little blurry for my eyes, but possibly a common ragweed?
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Jul 3, 2016 9:48 AM CST

Looks like Common Yarrow to me (Achillea millefolium)
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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Jul 3, 2016 9:52 AM CST
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Jul 4, 2016 9:36 AM CST
Thank you all! I was thinking rag weed too, but I couldn't find an exact match. I looked up Achillea, and the leaves are a dead ringer for it. What a nice surprise.

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