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Hemp Agrimony

Eupatorium Cannabinum

Plant Data

Order:
Asterales
Family:
Asteraceae (Daisy)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Dense trusses of pale pink florets with long white styles and long purple-tipped bracts.
Fruit:
A 5-edged achene with a white pappus, 3mm long.
Leaves:
Palmate, opposite leaves, up to 10cm long, on reddish stems. 3 to 5 lanceolate leaflets. The leaves have toothed margins.
Maximum Size:
150cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
Not edible.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Aroma:
Pleasantly aromatic when cut.
Other Names:
Boneset, Common Dutch Agrimony, Eupatorio, Gravel-root, Hindheal, Holy Rope, Raspberries and Cream, St John's Herb, Sweet Maudlin, Sweet-smelling Trefoil, Water Agrimony, Water Maudlin.
Habitats:
Bogs, fens, marshes, wasteland, waterside, woodland.