Weed?

Asked September 10, 2017, 4:37 PM EDT

This is growing under my bird feeder and I am wondering what it is. It smells strongly of licorice.

Anne Arundel County Maryland

1 Response

This is called Beefsteak Plant (Perilla frutescens). It is an invasive plant in Maryland.
https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=3735

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