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Ageratina wrightii (White mistflower)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Ageratina wrightii

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

White Mistflower, Wright's Snakeroot, White Boneset, White Ageratum

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Eupatorium wrightii

USDA Symbol: AGWR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1852), Cuba and his native Connecticut.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Deltoid , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Crenate , Entire
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Leaf Base: Attenuate , Cuneate , Truncate
Inflorescence: Terminal
Size Notes: Up to about 5 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 , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: Pinkish white to pink.



From the National Organizations Directory

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

NPSOT - Williamson County Chapter - Georgetown, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski

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Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-31
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