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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    07 / 12 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Summer

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southwest

  • City

    Seagoville

  • State

    Texas

  • Posted by

    HisPrincess

Notes:

Grayish bright green field weed found in an open area 15 minutes east of Dallas, Texas.

Comments

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    The more that I learn about the croton plants… The more that I like them. I discovered croton capitatus growing on the edge of one of my gardens in town a few years ago…. And transplanted some of it to my garden for observation. This year… I noticed caterpillars on the original patch… Did a bit of research…. http://butterfliesofamerica.com/anaea_andria_live2.htm Very cool looking butterfly! There’s supposed to be 30 or so species of croton / doveweed in your area…. Considered a valuable wildlife plant… So… I hope that you discover an appreciation for this neat family of plants…

    July 18th, 2014 at 9:48am

  • whatweed Master Identifier says:

    It is wooly croton, also known as goat weed. Doves flock to seeds in fall.

    July 17th, 2014 at 11:34am

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