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Quickweed (Galinsoga quadriradiata)
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Other common names: Hairy Galinsoga, Shaggy Soldier
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 0.5 to 1.5 ft.
Blooms: June to November
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
Notes: may have 4 to 5 rays; stems and leaves very hairy.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.