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Date Photo Taken: 07/09/2014
Location: Duluth, Ga
Posted By: donpage


I live in Gwinnett County. This plant came up in a flower bed this spring. At as grown very fast. The stem (trunk) is sticky.


  1. Witchazel Flower Fanatic says:

    Looks like a sunflower to me!

    July 18th, 2014 at 1:35 pm
  2. Jim Unregistered says:

    Paulownia – an aggressive invasive weed tree

    July 18th, 2014 at 3:12 pm
  3. shannoncruey Leaf Lover says:

    Yep, Jim is right – it’s a Paulownia. They grow insanely fast and tall. You have a decision to make: a) kill it aggressively before it goes to seed, or b) enjoy it as an annual, but *cut it off at the ground ever single fall*!

    If you cut it every year, each year you’ll get a bush with those nice big leaves. But, miss one single year and next thing you know you have a tree!

    July 20th, 2014 at 2:10 pm
  4. donpage Registered says:

    Thanks for the info. I like the weed so will probably cut down in fall for regrowth in spring.

    July 22nd, 2014 at 8:46 pm

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