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Ageratina herbacea - (A.Gray.)R.M.King.&H.Rob.
                 
Common Name Fragrant Snakeroot
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 5-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Pinyon-Juniper Woodland at elevations of 1500 - 2200 metres in California[276].
Range South-western to South Central N. America.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Ageratina herbacea Fragrant Snakeroot


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Ageratina herbacea Fragrant Snakeroot
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Physical Characteristics
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Ageratina herbacea is a PERENNIAL growing to 2 m (6ft 7in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. It is in flower from Aug to October. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms
Eupatorium herbaceum.

Habitats
Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses
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A cold infusion of the plant is drunk and also used as a lotion in the treatment of headaches and fevers[257].
Other Uses
None known
Cultivation details
Succeeds in an ordinary well-drained but moisture retentive garden soil in sun or part shade[200].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame, only just covering the seed. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer. Division in spring.

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Conservation Status
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