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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    08 / 07 / 2013

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • State

    Missouri

  • Posted by

    notb4coffee

Notes:

This is some sort of non-flowering annual, I’m guessing 🙂 It drops seeds after turning a deep red in the fall, then dies. It can reach around 4 ft (if not too crowded w/other plants nearby) with several branches spreading out during rainfall…..beautiful! I know it’s not Dog Fennel or Cosmos (sp?), but I can’t find it online in any database and non of my gardening neighbors know what it is —-but everyone asks me about it and wants some new sprouts each spring. Can anyone help? Is it a weed?

Comments

  • Linda Gay Unregistered says:

    Kochia scoparia, Summer Cypress

    September 21st, 2013 at 12:48am

  • notb4coffee Registered says:

    I don’t think so. I checked out a few other photos and it doesn’t match. It’s close, though.

    August 15th, 2013 at 8:16pm

  • Kim Leaf Lover says:

    It’s not asparagus fern, is it? http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.pernellgerver.com/asparagusfern.gif&imgrefurl=http://www.pernellgerver.com/asparagusfern.htm&h=480&w=640&sz=239&tbnid=7eQdPYC6PWxMDM:&tbnh=100&tbnw=133&zoom=1&usg=__SCd8V5jC7lHdl_YMB30DkPxu2KU=&docid=XBpuPjogQJlJnM&sa=X&ei=X2oFUuf5LJO72QWY0ICYDw&ved=0CFMQ9QEwAw&dur=385

    August 9th, 2013 at 6:44pm

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