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Eupatorium maculatumEupatorium maculatum

spotted Joe-Pye weed

Photograph(s) by*: CAB

Characteristics

Height: 2-6.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Sept.; purple to pale lavender
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: 5.5-7
Soil type: Clay Loamy

Habitat

floodplains, swamps, and alluvial thickets; grasslands

Native to

Region: Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Butterfly Songbird Beneficial insect *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1403.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004