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Eupatorium purpureumEupatorium purpureum

green-stemmed Joe-Pye weed

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 2-6.5'
Flowers: Jul.-Oct.; pink, purple, cream
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

open woods fields and floodplains

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD VA WV NY PA

Wildlife

Butterfly Songbird Beneficial insect *

Notes

occurs in drier, shadier habitats than other joe-pye-weeds; injured or dried plant has vanilla scent



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1169.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004