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Could anyone identify this plant please? It just sprang up in my garden and seems to be growing bigger by the minute! Bit scary. I haven't planted it just appeared. Thank you.

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,376
    After much research re one of these in my garden last year we narrowed it down to one of the Guizotia species. Sold as Nyger seed for the birds.
  • Ah yes that makes sence now as it is close to our hanging bird feeders. So thank you for that. Think I will let it carry on growing and see how it turns out. As long as it isn't a dangerous plant?
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,376
    It's not hardy, whatever happens it will be all over at the first frost. Mine never got to flower but I have seen them flower in other gardens. Yellow daisy type flower
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