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Eupatorium altissimum

Tall Throughwort

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Eupatorium altissimum (Tall Throughwort)

One of several native bonesets. The plants are rather hairy and have white flowers that bloom from late summer to first frost.

Common in dry upland prairies, old fields and open woods. Does best where sites have been disturbed through intensive grazing.

Additional Information:


Height
3-6 Feet

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Spread
24-30 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
White


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Blue Sage (Salvia azurea), Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Butterfly

Root

Fibrous

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Average

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar