What is this fast-growing plant?

Asked October 7, 2015, 12:14 AM EDT

It has grown almost 5 feet in 39 days!

Pima County Arizona

1 Response

This appears to be tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca) and is an introduced species that does well in the southern states especially. Many consider it a weed although some grow it for the nice yellow flowers. Your call.