Should i pull this plant up?

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Date Photo Taken: 04/13/2014
Location: Southeastern PA
Posted By: patrickb

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Please help me identify this plant. It is currently growing in a sunny spot but that could change when the trees fill in. I thought it could be poison sumac but the leaf edges are not smooth. There is currently a lot of them about and i was wondering if i should pull it up to make it easier to clean the beds. The plants are relatively short, about 2 ft tall. Thank you!

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  1. nativeplantgirl Leaf Lover says:

    I believe this is Doghobble (Leucothoe fontanesiana). I love this plant. Check out the flowers!

    https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/highland_dog-hobble

    April 14th, 2014 at 9:30 am
  2. akoburt Unregistered says:

    Thank you! It looks like a contender. I did pull some of it up because i got impatient but will leave it on the other side of the terrace to see how it blooms!

    April 15th, 2014 at 8:58 pm

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