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Search Term(s): Eupatorium pilosum   (1 record found)

ASTERACEAE
Aster Family
Eupatorium pilosum  (ragged eupatorium)   
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Synonym
Eupatorium rotundifolium L. var. saundersii (Porter ex Britt.) Cronq.
Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Eupatorium: named for Mithridates VI Eupator, King of Pontus who is said to have discovered an antidote to a commonly used poison in one of the species; pilosum: bearing long, soft, straight hairs
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
August-September
Physiographic Province
☐ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Dry to moist, open sandy soils
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
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Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
Southern
Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
5
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Nectar and pollen attract many insects; caterpillars of several Moths feed on plant parts.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Beach and Dune Habitats (Shrublands)
Early Successional Shrub/Brush Upland Habitats (Coastal Plain Old Field)
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