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What are these plants growing in my butterfly garden?
04/10/2014 3:58 PM
04/11/2014 11:43 AM
These plants are growing in my butterfly garden. I'm not sure what they are, and don't remember them from last year. Any ideas? (I might have a native type of liatris planted there, but have had for several years, and don't remember these leaves.) –– Debbie
From the photo it would appear that the plants growing are a common weed called Prickly Lettuce. It appears to have a leaf structure of the seedling stage. If you want you can leave it a few more weeks and sees what develops. If it’s no acceptable to the garden then remove it. It does not look like liatris. Dennis – Johnson County Extension
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