Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in moist forests, marshes, ditches, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Wet ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Whorls of 4-7

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Purplish-pink
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Lustrous black
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Eutrochium fistulosum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Eutrochium fistulosum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-34-003:
Eupatorium fistulosum   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Eupatorium fistulosum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Phylogeny & biogeography of Eupatorium (Schmidt & Schilling, 2000)
Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus

 

COMMON NAME:
Hollow-stem Joe Pye Weed


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_eufi_004_lvd

        

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JK Marlow    jkm0305t_03

May    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Leaves are blunt-toothed and in whorls of 4-7, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE leaves of Joe Pye Weed species

image of Eutrochium fistulosum

JK Marlow    jkm080503_007

May    Greenville County    SC

Stems hollow, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Eutrochium fistulosum

JK Marlow    jkm0407i_29

July    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

Stem covered with a whitish bloom, per Newcomb's Wildflower Guide.


click here to see other plants that look similar to this COMPARE stems of Joe Pye Weed species

image of Eutrochium fistulosum

JK Marlow    jkm0407s_37

July    Pickens County    SC

Roadside

image of Eutrochium fistulosum

JK Marlow    jkm060717_027

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

image of Eutrochium fistulosum

JK Marlow    jkm060717_039

July    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

A glaucous, hollow stem tinged with purple throughout, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Eutrochium fistulosum

JK Marlow    jkm060723_121

July    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Leaves in whorls of 3-7 (avg 5), per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm060723_126

July    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Stem strongly glaucous when fresh, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm120705_620

July    Greenville County    SC

Ashmore Heritage Preserve

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Tim Spira    tpsefistulosum2

July        

Pollinator at work

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Bobbie L Holt    blh549_a

August    Anderson County    SC

Carolina Wild Native Plant Nursery

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Gill Newberry    gn08_e_fistulosum_leaves

August        

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Gill Newberry    gn08_e_fistulosum_plant

August        

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JK Marlow    jkm0108b_34

August    Oconee County    SC

Oconee Station/Station Cove

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JK Marlow    jkm0308e_34

August    Greenville County    SC

Flowers bright pink-purple, inflorescence rounded, per Weakley's Flora.

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JK Marlow    jkm0408j_19

August    Oconee County    SC

A happy medley of many species: Joe-pye in the upper middle and right.

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JK Marlow    jkm060826_004

August    Greenville County    SC

Roadside/creekside

Flowers all discoid (no ray flowers), per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

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JK Marlow    jkm170818_645

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm170818_684

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

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JK Marlow    jkm170818_686

August    Jackson County    NC

Big Ridge Preserve

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Keith Bradley    kab_e_fistulosum_2329

August    Madison County    VA

Shenandoah National Park

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Keith Bradley    kab_e_fistulosum_2849

August    Graham County    NC

Nantahala National Forest

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_e_fistulosum_2

August        

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_eutrochium_fistulosum

August        

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Steve Marlow    snm140907_080

September    Jackson County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway