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Ageratina jucunda

Ageratina jucunda (Greene) Clewell & Woot.

Hammock Snakeroot

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Eupatorium juncundum

USDA Symbol: AGJU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Crenate , Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate , Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate , Truncate
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet 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: Jan , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 277 - A revision of Ageratina (Compositae: Eupatorieae) from eastern North America (1971) A. F. Clewell and J. W. Wooten

This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-31
Research By: DEW

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