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Shaggy Soldier or Quickweed

Shaggy Soldier or Quickweed[Galinsoga quadriradiata] found off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near the Folk Art Center, on 2 August 2013. It’s a member of the Aster (Asteraceae) family. Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide, pages 284-285 states that it blooms in summer and fall and is a “common weed of gardens.” It also names it just “Galinsoga” and …

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