Plant ID forum: Plant identification

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Mentor on the Lake, Ohio (Zone 5b)
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Samlav
Oct 23, 2017 4:35 PM CST


My friend said this looked like a sunflower except it had a big cone sticking out of it before she cut it down. The true leaf color was a blue-gray green. The seeds grow around a stem and form the shape of a cone.


Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Oct 23, 2017 6:28 PM CST
Looks like a Giant Coneflower, Rudbeckia maxima, https://www.wildflower.org/pla...
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Mentor on the Lake, Ohio (Zone 5b)
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Samlav
Oct 23, 2017 6:37 PM CST
Thank you!

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