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Eupatorium capillifolium

Eupatorium capillifolium (Lam.) Small

Dog Fennel, Dogfennel

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: euca5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Dog Fennel is a member of the aster family (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.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FAC FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Pineywoods Native Plant Center - Nacogdoches, TX
Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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