DecaturGA Weed or plant?

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Date Photo Taken: 09/11/2017
Location: Decatur, GA
Posted By: Laura Ellis


Oops! Sorry Walter Reeve, I posted wrong photo before! This plant or weed emerged in my new neighbors yard. They moved in recently. Think its pretty but wonder if it is a weed? Invasive? etc. THANK YOU!


  1. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Looks like a species of plume poppy (Macleaya). Maybe fivve-seed plum poppy (M. cordata) (?). According to sources, its spreads aggressively. Check out these included link for more information. Best wishes!

    February 20th, 2018 at 2:38 pm
  2. laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Another species in the genus, the M. microcarpa. Click on image to enlarge.

    February 20th, 2018 at 2:41 pm

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