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Eupatorium sessifolium

Upland Boneset

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Eupatorium sessifolium (Upland Boneset)

Like other bonesets, the flowers of the Upland Boneset are white and arranged in flat-topped clusters. Leaves are elongate with a toothed outer margin. Plant 2 to 6 feet in height. Plants of the boneset family are primarily species of swamps and marshes. Upland Boneset, in contrast, occurs in drier habitats away from wet soils.

Additional Information:


Height
2-6 Feet

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Spread
18-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
White


USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Ox-eye Sunflower (Heliopsis helianthoides), Blue Sage (Salvia azurea), Gray-head Coneflower (Ratibida pinnata)

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