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    09 / 10 / 2020

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    Stuart M


I spotted this growing wild on a freeway service drive. I might want to “rescue” some if I can learn more about it…


  • Stuart M Apprentice says:

    It seems that I can’t add pics, look for post 2

    September 27th, 2020 at 2:26am

  • Stuart M Apprentice says:

    Thanks, Laura.
    The height was around 5 ft. I’ll try to stop by for more pics later today.

    September 26th, 2020 at 4:34am

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    I can’t see the flowers involucre (green phyllaries) clearly and without its height, it’s hard to tell. I’m wondering if this could be something in the Helianthus genus? Maybe the Jerusalem artichoke (H. tuberosus)? Check out the included link below for diagnostic keys of H. tuberosus. Click on images to enlarge. If this isn’t a match. Please resubmit with closeup of the involucre. Also tell us the plant’s height. Thank you and best wishes!

    September 26th, 2020 at 12:55am

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