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What plant is this?

Posted by gospotgo Michigan (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 25, 14 at 19:21

Hi there, I found this forum because I need help identifying a plant that is growing in my container garden. I originally transplanted these from a friend of mine thinking they were a different type of tomato plant than the others I was taking... well, the other 5 tomato plants are really taking off and these two are not only not growing like tomato plants, they don't smell like them either. I tried tasting the leaf and it was pretty much tasteless, but the plant is obviously still young. When I took these plants from my friend's garden, they were in the same area as the tomatoes, so I assume they need the same growing conditions. I would ask him what they might be, but he is in the hospital undergoing surgery to remove cancer and I really don't think I should be bothering him with this! If anybody knows what these plants are, so I can either toss them or properly care for them, I would greatly appreciate it!! Thanks in advance :)


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RE: What plant is this?

Chrysanthemum???

WW


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RE: What plant is this?

His wife says they don't have any chrysanthemums... haven't been able to find one online that quite looks like it, although close... anything else it could be?


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RE: What plant is this?

maybe Artemisia vulgaris, a perennial wildflower or weed.

That one would have an aromatic scent when rubbed or crushed (at least older foliage) and spreads slowly by rhizomes.

So if in doubt, just watch a little longer


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RE: What plant is this?

Well dang... waste of a pot! ;) Thanks for the responses, I will do just that and wait a little longer before evicting it for a vegetable plant!


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RE: What plant is this?

Agree with Artemisia vulgaris.


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