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Cosmos

Cosmos bipinnatus

Description:

Cosmos bipinnatus, commonly called the garden cosmos or Mexican aster, is a medium sized flowering herbaceous plant native to Mexico. The species and its varieties and cultivars are popular as an ornamental plant in temperate climate gardens. It can also be found in natural areas in much of North America, where it is a "garden escapee"-introduced species and in some habitats becoming a pest weed. Wikipedia

Habitat:

In my school gardens: Laurel Nokomis School

Notes:

This plant is a weed in our gardens, though it is a pretty one.

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Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.12, Long: -82.44

Spotted on Apr 10, 2012
Submitted on Apr 10, 2012

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