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Plant detectives start your engines; here is my mystery plant. It is well over my head and is growing with wingstem or yellow ironweed. The blossom is a little horizontal cavity with a brown overhang; if bees were smaller they could fly right in. Can someone tell me what this is?
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Dave,

I don't know what it is. In your pictures it looks like it has a square stem which would put it in the mint family. That narrows it down a little!

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Bingo! Dave W
Common Figwort - Scrophularia nodosa
Thanks Guys,
It is a honey plant, but I knew that since the bees lead me to it. It is not very attractive but if I can get it to grow I'll plant some.
 

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TWall,
I am eating a large plate of crow on your behalf. The stem is square and is made up of 4 stems held together in the middle. Went back today and found that you were right..square stems.
 
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