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Eupatorium maculatum

Common Name(s):
Joe-pye-weed, Queen of the meadow
Category:
Wildflowers
Comment:

This plant is resistant to damage by deer

Season:
Summer, fall
Height:
10-15 ft.
Foliage:
4 or 5 sharply toothed leaves in a whorl; deep purple or purple-spotted stem
Flower:
Flat-topped cluster of 8-20 purplish flowers
Site:
Moist to wet, rich soil; sun to partial shade
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
perennial, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 2574

Eupatorium maculatum Eupatorium maculatum
Homer Edward Price, CC BY - 4.0
Eupatorium maculatum Eupatorium maculatum
Swallowtail Garden Seeds, CC0