Eupatorium Cannabinum, Hemp Agrimony



Common name:
Hemp agrimony
Scientific name:
Eupatorium cannabinum
Main flower color:
Range:
England and Wales; less common in Scotland and Ireland
Height:
Up to 120 cm
Habitat:
Damp grassland, wet woodland, fens
Flowers:
Florets are tubular, reddish pink, with protruding stamens or pistils, in tight clusters of five or six with a similar number of purplish bracts, while the clusters are numerous, forming dense, flat-topped arrays at the top of the tall, reddish stem branches, each array up to 7 cm across
Leaves:
Basal leaves are are obovate, up to 15 cm long, lined with a few teeth, while stem leaves are trifoliate, with narrowly lanceolate leaflets, also toothed
Season:
July to September
Rarity:
★★★★★