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Q:  This weed has come up in my flower pots and I would like to know what it is.  Can you identify it for me? 

Fireweed or American Burnweed, Erechtites hieracifolia.

A:   It is very difficult to identify weeds especially when the flowers are not present so I enlisted the help of some experts from the University of Florida.  The herbarium recognized some of the distinguishing characteristics then identified… Read More