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Hyssop-leaved Thoroughwort
Eupatorium hyssopifolium

This is one of around ten species of white-flowered Eupatoriums (thoroughworts, bonesets, and snakeroots) that grow in Connecticut. Hyssop-leaved thoroughwort can be identified by its very narrow leaves, which usually grow in whorls of four leaves around the stem.

• Family: Aster (Asteraceae)
• Habitat: dry, sandy soil in fields and open woods
• Height: 1-3 feet
• Flower size: flowerheads 1/4 inch across
• Flower color: white
• Flowering time: August to November
• Origin: native

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