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Eupatorium rotundifolium

Common Roundleaf Eupatorium, Round-leaved Thoroughwort

Scientific Name:

Eupatorium rotundifolium

Genus:

Eupatorium

Species Epithet:

rotundifolium

Common Name:

Common Roundleaf Eupatorium, Round-leaved Thoroughwort

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Savannas, seepage bogs, woodlands. Common on NC Coastal Plain, uncommon in the Piedmont, rare in the Mountains.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Assigned

Blooms

image

Tom Harville's Garden
Late August 2008

Two stalks

image

Tom Harville

"Round" leaf

image

Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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