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Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Boneset
Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset
Boneset

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
4 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
July - September
 

Features

White flowers in clusters. Leaves are fused around the stem making it look like the stem is piercing the leaves.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; consistently moist sites.

Notes

Found in wet sites.