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Hollow Joe-Pye-weed (Trumpetweed)
Eupatorium fistulosum (Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus)

Connecticut has four species of Joe-Pye-weed, all with clusters of dull pink flowers. Hollow Joe-Pye-weed has a hollow stem. Note the whitish bloom on the stem, characteristic of this species. The plant in the photo was leaning over after a windy day; usually the stems are upright.

• Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
• Habitat: wet thickets, meadows
• Height: 2-7 feet
• Flower size: tiny, in clusters 4-7 inches wide
• Flower color: dull pink
• Flowering time: July to September
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.