I'm trying to identify this plant :

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It's about 1 meter wide, and leaves are somewhat smelly in an unpleasant fashion. It doesn't seem to flower, or maybe it hasn't yet.

Here is a close up shot displaying some interesting geometry :

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And a third shot at an intermediary distance :

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I leave in the south of france, just on the mediterranean sea. Photos have been taken on the 28th of june 2021.

Thanks !

  • The photos are not the best one: low resolution: we cannot zoom. Stem and if it has a wood trunk may help identification. Commented Jun 30, 2021 at 13:22
  • Thanks for the comment. I used higher quality images, and a third one at an intermediary which may help. I have even better images, but can't find a way to get them under the image size limit.
    – C4stor
    Commented Jul 1, 2021 at 15:35

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Since then it bloomed, and I identified it as being :

Dittrichia viscosa, also known as false yellowhead, woody fleabane, sticky fleabane and yellow fleabane.

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