Common name: Small flower galinsoga, quickweed
Origin: Tropical America
U.S. Distribution: Throughout
Height: 18 -24"
Foliage: Opposite, simple, lance-ovate, pointed at tip
Flowers: 4-5 small white ray flowers surrounding yellow disk flowers
Bloom time: July - September
Habitat: Gardens, lowland fields, damp areas
Soil: Rich, moist soil
Other: Eaten as a vegetable in Southeast Asia. Also cultivated along
with corn in the Andes of South America and used as a vegetable crop.
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