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    06 / 22 / 2012

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This plant has come up for several years. It has pretty little yellow flowers. We have never let it grow more than a foot thinking it is a weed.


  • maizee Unregistered says:

    Yes, the butterflies love it. Mini science experiment / lab for your kids! egg, caterpillar, butterfly. Of course the birds love to eat the baby caterpillars!

    July 5th, 2012 at 1:07pm

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Not actually a perennial. Coffee weed, (Cassia obtusifolia). host plant to the sulphur butterfly.

    June 23rd, 2012 at 11:36am

  • Bobby Master Identifier says:

    See a previous post to Walter on Sicklepod at this link In lawn care it is considered a weed. It is identified as both an annual and perennial by the USDA

    June 23rd, 2012 at 8:55am

  • Buck Master Identifier says:

    It’s local name around here is coffee plant – but, it is not the plant coffee comes from. Perhaps during hard times in the past, it was a substitute? It can become a nuissance. Buck

    June 23rd, 2012 at 6:42am

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