Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Eupatorium sessilifolium L. var. brittonianum Porter image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul E. Berry
Family Asteraceae
Eupatorium sessilifolium L. var. brittonianum Porter
upland boneset, woodland boneset
Eupatorium: from Greek name Mithridates Eupator, King of Pontus about 115BC who is said to have discovered an antidote to a commonly used poison in one of the species
sessilifolium: sessile-leaved
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 2'-5' tall forb with a single stem
Flower: head with mostly 5 white flowers; inflorescence small, branched, widely-spaced clusters of heads; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:opposite, toothed, dotted with glands, base rounded, mostly stalkless but not clasping leaf drawing
Habitat: woods; in sandy, acidic soil
(Glossary)

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