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Eupatorium album (White thoroughwort)
Smith, R.W.

Eupatorium album

Eupatorium album L.

White Thoroughwort

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: EUAL2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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 , Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: No ray florets present, only disc florets.


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2019-05-15
Research By: CBR

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