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Fleabane?

Observed: 29th October 2011 By: spotted catspotted cat’s reputation in Plantsspotted cat’s reputation in Plantsspotted cat’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

A common roadside plant. The leaves and stems are sticky and have a strong not unpleasant smell. I've been told people used to stuff their mattresses with it to keep fleas away.

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The smell

reminds me of fresh oil painting - turpentine?