Plant ID forum: What is it?

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Garlocks
Nov 2, 2016 3:19 PM CST
Trying to find out what kind of plant this is.
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Nov 2, 2016 5:38 PM CST
Where is the plant located? It looks like Baccharis, possibly Sea Myrtle (Baccharis halimifolia) . The one in the photo is a female.
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greene
Nov 2, 2016 6:01 PM CST
I agree, it looks like the Sea Myrtle.
Here in south Georgia this is a common plant along the roadsides. Very pretty to look at from a distance. But a few managed to find there way into my garden and...not so pretty. I removed them before they had a chance to re-seed. I prefer to admire this plant from afar.

Here is a link written by someone with a positive opinion of the plant:
http://www.gpcnativegarden.org...
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Garlocks
Nov 11, 2016 8:15 PM CST
It's by the ditch at the end of the driveway. The picture is one of the branches that fell off during the last hurricane. We are on the coast of NC. Thank-you for your help with this.
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DaisyI
Nov 11, 2016 9:43 PM CST
Rolling on the floor laughing "where is it?" "by the ditch at the end of the driveway"

Its the sort of answers I used to get from my kids: "where did you hurt yourself?" "Right here on my elbow"

Sorry, couldn't help myself. Smiling
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plantladylin
Nov 12, 2016 7:27 AM CST
I agree, Sea Myrtle, Baccharis halimifolia. More images on this page http://www.carolinanature.com/...
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