Eupatorium pilosum

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Eupatorium pilosum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Eupatorium
Species:
E. pilosum
Binomial name
Eupatorium pilosum
Synonyms[1]
  • Eupatorium verbenifolium Michx.
  • Eupatorium lanceolatum Muhl. ex Willd.

Eupatorium pilosum, common name rough boneset,[2] is a rare North American species of plant in sunflower family. It is native to the eastern and south-central United States, found in every coastal state from Massachusetts to Texas, and as far inland as Kentucky.[3]

Eupatorium pilosum is a perennial herb sometimes over 100 cm (40 inches) tall, spreading by means of underground rhizomes. The plant produces large displays of large numbers of tiny flower heads, each with 5 white disc florets but no ray florets

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List, Eupatorium pilosum Walter
  2. ^ "Eupatorium pilosum". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
  3. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2014 county distribution map