Identification

Asked April 1, 2020, 11:18 AM EDT

Can you please help me identify this plant? Thank you

Talbot County Maryland

3 Responses

This appears to be a weedy non-native garden plant called Money Plant (Lunaria annua), named because it seed pods resemble flat coins.
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b743 If you wish to remove it, pulling it up should be fairly easy. If you wish to keep it to enjoy this year, it would be best to snip off spent flowers to prevent it from producing seeds and spreading further.

Miri

Thank you so much. I had tried to grow them in the past for the seed pods. I guess this one was one of those seeds! I will be careful with the spent flowers.