Sunflower?

Asked August 15, 2019, 2:04 PM EDT

I thought I was growing a sunflower. Can you plz identify?

Baltimore County Maryland weeds plant identification

1 Response

This is called velvetleaf. It is a non-native annual weed. You can pull it out or dig it up before it disperses seeds.
https://www.marylandbiodiversity.com/viewSpecies.php?species=8067
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/velvetleaf

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