What is this?

Asked October 1, 2014, 6:48 AM EDT

Suddenly this plant has invaded my garden and is speading. The plants are tall with white tubular flowers. What is it and is it invasive?

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1 Response

This is the tobacco plant, Nicotiana tabacum. Just yank them out, or save the leaves to roll a handmade cigar. Harmless; may actually act as a companion plant to your veggies, as it contains the poison nicotine.