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Directory of Wildflowers

White Snakeroot
Eupatorium rugosum (Ageratina altissima)

White Snakeroot
White Snakeroot

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
2 - 4 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
August - October
 

Features

Clusters of white flowers in late summer.

Culture

Full sun to partial shade; consistently moist to wet sites.

Notes

Found in woods. Self seeds and may spread underground by rhizomes.