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It's very tall now not sure if it's a weed.
q need help identifying this plant
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  • John H. Cole John H. Cole on Jul 16, 2017
    Looks like Fennel or Dill. Rub the leaves and see what it smells like. It will take over in the garden if allowed. The definition of a weed is any plant out of place.
  • Deborah Deborah on Jul 16, 2017
    Dill . . . Does it smell like pickles ???😊
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 16, 2017
    Looks like wild fennel
  • Deborah Parliament Deborah Parliament on Jul 16, 2017
    we have one that looks the same, it was originally an asparagus stalk.

  • Mel24141848 Mel24141848 on Jul 16, 2017
    Does it smell like pickles? It looks like dill weed to me :)

  • Sandi Paulus Sandi Paulus on Jul 16, 2017
    There's not quite enough of the photo to be sure. We are in southeast Texas and have something very similar growing in our yard that we have identified as "dog fennel." It grows in clumps 5-6'tall, freezes back in a cold winter, but comes back every year and gradually spreads to other spots on the property. You can google "dog fennel" and see lots of photos and perhaps you can tell if that's it.
  • Nancy Nancy on Jul 16, 2017
    It looks like a type of fern. Even if it is a weed, if you like it...keep it!
  • Kim Taylor Kim Taylor on Jul 16, 2017
    i am going with dog fennel As it's very tall. Around 5 feet. I believe I will keep it since it's so pretty. Love the texture😁 Thanks everyone for your replies!
  • Karen Morin Karen Morin on Jul 16, 2017
    Aspergus fern. If you plant it in a hanging basket it will hang over the sides as it grows. Can be an indoor or outdoor plant.
  • Brenda Lee Brenda Lee on Jul 16, 2017
    If it isnt dill weed it could be stink weed. Grows wild. Takes over garden. No good use I know if except as a cut flower filler but when you touch it it stinks and you can cut some from a ditch it you want. Get rid of it.
  • Darla Gray Darla Gray on Jul 16, 2017
    it looks like asparagus
  • Michele Pappagallo Michele Pappagallo on Jul 16, 2017
    Looks like dog fennel to me....Can be very invasive. Has a very distinctive smell.
  • Linda Linda on Jul 16, 2017
    I vote for asparagus