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Hyssopleaf Boneset

Eupatorium hyssopifolium

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Hyssop-leaf Thoroughwort

Plant Ecoregion Distribution Map

Native Habitat: Grassland, Woodland
Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, Western Gulf Coastal Plain

Maintenance

Spreads by rhizome, prefers sandy soil

Comments

Very attractive to pollinators

Growth Form

Herbaceous

Height

1 to
3 ft

Spread

1 to
3 ft

Soil Type(s)

Sand, Gravelly, Well Drained, Moist, Dry, Saline

Light Requirement

Sun

Water Requirement

Low, Medium

Leaf Retention

Deciduous

Lifespan

Perennial

Bloom Color

White

Bloom Season

Summer, Fall

Seasonal Interest

Seeds, Nectar, Pollen

Wildlife Benefit

Butterflies, Birds, Bees

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References

1) https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=EUHY; 2) https://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=35979#null; 3) http://bonap.net/TDC/Image/Map?taxonType=Species&taxonId=3089&locationType=County&mapType=Normal; 4) https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/eupatorium-hyssopifolium/; 5) https://mgnv.org/plants/native-plants/perennials/eupatorium-hyssopifolium/