Post a reply

Avatar for drew025488
May 4, 2018 12:06 PM CST
Austin, TX
Just moved to a new place, and these weeds started growing all over. I'm wanting to identify it so I can figure out the best way to get rid of it. They seem to grow only on dry rocky ground, so maybe I just need to patch up the yard with sod? They grow really tall, I've seen one grow 4ft tall in a couple weeks. The stem can get to about half an inch in diameter, and it has a fuzzy texture. The leaves are teardrop-shaped. Here's a photo after I pulled it out (i'm holding it upside-down):

Thumb of 2018-05-04/drew025488/eac350

Thanks!
Image
May 4, 2018 12:19 PM CST
Name: Kurt
Woodbridge , Va (Zone 7a)
Jai guru deva om
Hummingbirder Butterflies Birds Dragonflies Garden Photography Container Gardener
Seed Starter Frugal Gardener The WITWIT Badge Annuals Native Plants and Wildflowers Garden Art
looks and sounds like a sunflower to me
A pint can't hold a quart , If it is holding a pint it is doing the best that it can.
Avatar for drew025488
May 4, 2018 1:17 PM CST
Austin, TX
ohh, I didn't know what the stem of a sunflower looked like, thanks!
Image
May 4, 2018 1:36 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Region: Ukraine Region: Florida Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Million Pollinator Garden Challenge
Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener Houseplants
Can you upload photos showing the top side of the leaves? It does resemble Sunflower (Helianthus)

~ I'm an old gal who still loves playing in the dirt!
~ Playing in the dirt is my therapy ... and I'm in therapy a lot!


Avatar for Gabbielemon
May 4, 2018 3:03 PM CST
Pennsylvania
My first thought was sunflower
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )