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Ageratina herbacea (Fragrant snakeroot)
Anderson, Wynn

Ageratina herbacea

Ageratina herbacea (A. Gray) King & H. Rob.

Fragrant Snakeroot

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Eupatorium herbaceum

USDA Symbol: AGHE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-02-24
Research By: CBR

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