What plant is that?

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September 2016 Mystery plant

September 2016 Mystery plant flower head

September 2016 Mystery plant close-up

Photo credits: © Francis R. Underwood 2016

September’s mystery plant
is an annual with heads of pinkish flowers, the flower parts are indistinguishable. 
The toothed leaves and
the stemsare pubescent. 
The leaves attach to the stem with
a short petiole but become less petiolate toward the tip of the plant. 
The plant is said to have the odor of camphor
and grows from 18 to 30 inches tall and
blooms from July to September. 
It can be found in marshy areas in either salt, brackish or sometimes fresh water.


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last month's mystery plant.

Nancy Fullerton
Wendy Miller
Astrid Murre
Anne Wagner