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Eupatorium compositifolium - Walter.
                 
Common Name Yankeeweed
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range Eastern N. America.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary

Eupatorium compositifolium Yankeeweed


Eupatorium compositifolium Yankeeweed
   
Physical Characteristics
 
Eupatorium compositifolium is a PERENNIAL. 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.

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Habitats
 Cultivated Beds;
Edible Uses
None known
Medicinal Uses


Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

Stings.

The entire plant is applied externally as a remedy for the bites of reptiles and insects[61].
Other Uses
Repellent;  Strewing.

The plant is used as a strewing herb and to discourage insects[61].
Cultivation details
Succeeds in ordinary well-drained but moisture retentive garden soil in sun or part shade[200]. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[233].
Propagation
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer. Division in spring or autumn[111]. Very easy, the clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions.

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Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status
IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :
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Readers comment
 
Elizabeth H.
Michael Adler Thu Dec 15 2005
This plant has edible leaves, though not very palateble by itself. It has potential for use as a spice, and I often use the more readily available E. capilifolium for flavoring pickles.
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