White Snakeroot
White Snakeroot
Eupatorium rugosum
Aster or Composite Family - Asteraceae
The fuzzy-looking flowerheads have no ray flowers. Leaves are opposite, relatively thin, somewhat heart-shaped, sharply toothed and have a delicate petiole (stalk).
(Photographed with Ross Kerr - late August)
An upright herb (1 to 3 feet tall) of the woods with the smooth, firm stem terminating in a number of flattish clusters of white flowerheads each about to inch wide.
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