Can you identify this? Is it a weed?

Asked July 5, 2017, 3:19 PM EDT

This plant has sprouted quickly. Can you identify it?

Prince George's County Maryland weed issues

1 Response

This looks like horeseweed (Conyza canadensis).

It is an annual weed that reproduces and spreads primarily by seeds. You can manually pull it out or dig it up, if you don't want it in your garden beds.