Please help me identify this plant

pamronSeptember 11, 2013

Hello Everyone,

I was wondering if someone could help me identify this plant. I find it very beautiful. It just started blooming in the last couple of weeks. It is about knee high and kind of grow out like a circle if that makes any sense. It is covered in little flowers and I love it. I think it must be a perennial because I did not plant it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Pam

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flowergirl70ks

The state flower of Kansas, a sunflower.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2013 at 4:50PM
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gardenweed_z6a

Second vote for sunflower. It's an annual altho' I think there are perennial cultivars available. Not all sunflowers grow 12 ft. tall. Yours could have self seeded.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2013 at 10:15PM
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linaria_gw

Hi there,
I think the foliage looks wrong for a garden variety sunflower, aka Helianthus annuus). Goin by the small lanceolate foliage I would guess it is some perennial Helianthus (no clue, are there native annual sunflowers over there?...). That it grows at the water's edge is somewhat unusual. Is it a creek or rather pond? Sometimes Jerusalem Artichokes get washed downstream, or rather bits of their rhizomes.

Well, curious, let's see what pops up,

Bye, Lin

    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 2:51PM
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sumner

Maybe it's a Swamp Sunflower (Angustifolius).
They are native to Georgia. The leaves look similar and yours is by a pond.
It's pretty and probably good forage.

    Bookmark   September 13, 2013 at 6:27PM
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