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Eupatorium rugosum

White Snakeroot
Asteraceae (Compositae)
Perennials, Flowers


These are generally large plants with big domes of small flower heads that are rich in nectar and pollen. Blossoms attract butterflies. Most of the species are wild plants of eastern U.S. meadows, little noted until recently but now are popular in perennial borders and naturalistic meadow plantings.

Eupatorium rugosum

From the eastern U.S. Grows to 4 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide. Stems and lance-shaped leaves to 5 in. long are heavily marked with deep brownish red. Fluffy white flowers in late summer and early fall.

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