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Eupatorium sessilifolium (Upland boneset)
Smith, R.W.

Eupatorium sessilifolium

Eupatorium sessilifolium L.

Upland Boneset

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: EUSE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 5 feet in height.
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: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Native Distribution:

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-27
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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