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Search Term(s): Eutrochium dubium   (1 record found)

ASTERACEAE
Aster Family
Eutrochium dubium  (speckled-stemmed Joe-pye-weed)   
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Synonym
Eupatorium dubium Willd. ex Poir.
Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Eutrochium: from the Greek eu (well, good) and trocho (wheel-like), alluding to whorled leaves; dubium: dubious, uncharacteristic
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
August
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☑ Kent
☑ Sussex

Habitat
Swamps, stream banks, wet meadows and marshes
State Status
Common
Piedmont Status
Common
Coastal Plain Status
Common
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
Northern
Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
6
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
Host plant for Papaipema eupatorii (Eupatorium Borer Moth), and the flowers attract a variey of insects.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
Stems are purple-speckled; leaves are strongly triple-nerved
Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Forested Floodplains and Riparian Swamps (Piedmont)
Forested Floodplains and Riparian Swamps (Coastal Plain)
Freshwater Herbaceous Tidal Wetlands
Seepage Slope Open Canopy Non-tidal Wetland (Piedmont)
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