University of Rhode Island

Eupatorium purpureum

Joe Pye Weed

Large perennial with purple flowers and cane-like stems, whorled dark green leaves .Full sun and adequate moisture. Cold hardy. Native to RI. 4-7' x 3'.

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester, PA. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.

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