Eupatorium sessilifolium L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Eupatorium sessilifolium L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Plants 6–15 dm, single-stemmed from a crown or short caudex, puberulent in the infl, the herbage otherwise glabrous except that the lvs are gland-dotted; lvs opposite, sessile or subsessile, lanceolate, usually broadly rounded at the base, serrate, acuminate or long-acute, mostly 7–18 × 1.5–5 cm, 2.5–7 times as long as wide, the venation strictly pinnate; invol 4.5–6.5 mm, its bract imbricate, broadly rounded to merely obtuse, villous-puberulent and usually also atomiferous-glandular; fls 5(6), white; 2n=20, 30. Woods, especially in sandy, acid soils; s. N.H. to se. Minn., s. to Ga. and Ark. Aug., Sept.