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Eupatorium hyssopifolium (Hyssop-leaf boneset)
Vick, Albert F. W.

Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Eupatorium hyssopifolium L.

Hyssop-leaf Boneset, Hyssopleaf thoroughwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: EUHY

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Hyssop-leaf Boneset is a member of the family Asteraceae, which includes herbs, sometimes shrubs or vines, rarely trees, with simple or compound, alternate or opposite leaves. Flowers small, but organized into larger heads resembling a single, radially symmetrical flower cupped by a ring of green bracts. Flower-like heads: tiny, radially symmetrical central flowers form the disk; larger flowers around the edge, the rays, strap-shaped and resembling petals; however, all flowers in one had may be disk flowers or rays.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: dry, sandy or gravelly fields roadsides, and railroad right of ways; woods, fields, salt meadows

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Sandy

Benefit

Attracts: Birds

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Sunshine Farm & Gardens - Renick, WV
American Native Nursery - Quakertown, PA
Toadshade Wildflower Farm - Frenchtown, NJ

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eupatorium hyssopifolium in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eupatorium hyssopifolium in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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