What is this plant ?

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Whatever this plant is it's growing well, I need help identifying please,
q what is this plant , gardening, I am not sure what this is can you help please
I am not sure what this is , can you help please?
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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on May 12, 2016
    Do the leaves have any scent?Out of curiosity can you think of previous plants that were in that pot or near by?
  • Barbara Reynolds Barbara Reynolds on May 12, 2016
    it looks like a Dahlia ,i have some in my flower bed that look like that
  • MN Mom MN Mom on May 12, 2016
    If this is growing in a pot, it would be something resurrected from a previous years plant or something dropped in from a seedling, flower head, etc. that started to grow. Think back about last years plants. It's most likely something that just came back.
  • WJ WJ on May 12, 2016
    When at a loss, go on-line to a plant identification site in your area. This is much safer all around.
  • Bink Bink on May 13, 2016
    To me it looks like spearmint that gree wild in our back yard. Does it smell like mint? Rub the leaves.
    • Linda B Linda B on May 13, 2016
      @B.s.nelson Definitely not spearmint; totally different leaf structure. If you use Facebook, you can join the Plant Identification group there (there are a couple of Plant ID groups, geared for beginners or for intermediate users). Post a photo, and usually within minutes, a real botanist or other trained person will answer your question. They're fabulous. (I've been an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer since 2007, and I use these groups all the time for help with ID.)
  • Sandi McLennan Sandi McLennan on May 13, 2016
    Take a leaf to your nearest gargen center. they should be able to help.
  • LoniMS LoniMS on May 13, 2016
    This does look like the Dahlias i have coming up.
  • Elnora Lowery Elnora Lowery on May 13, 2016
    Dahlia
  • Debi Debi on May 13, 2016
    looks my dahlias right now
  • Alane Maixner Alane Maixner on May 13, 2016
    there is a free app for your phone called "Like My Garden". (it's a green icon with a white flower) you can take a picture and it will check it out for you!
  • Darlene Darlene on May 13, 2016
    Thank you it was in with the bamboo my friend gave me I had no idea
  • Linda Linda on May 13, 2016
    Have a dahlia farm it is diffently a dahlia.
  • Gca6123541 Gca6123541 on May 14, 2016
    Celery
  • Bink Bink on May 14, 2016
    Then what is it?
  • Darlene Darlene on May 14, 2016
    Unanimously said Dahlia
  • Judi B Judi B on May 15, 2016
    I agree it's a dahlia.