Eupatorium perfoliatum Boneset
A tall flowering herb found in wet meadows and marshes. Fragrant white flowers bloom in summer. It is capable of forming colonies once established. Historically, Boneset has been used medicinally; however, it is fairly toxic to humans and should not be casually ingested.
Growing to 6' tall in wet meadows and marshes. Flat branching clusters with white flowers. Distinctive opposite leaves joined around the stem, appearing as one leaf.
Moist to wet
Organically rich, will tolerate poor drainage
Intermediate, Full sun to partial shade
Summer to early fall
Low to none
Low to none
Eastern half of the United States, from the Eastern Coast to the Great Plains.
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