Trumpetweed (Eutrochium fistulosum)
There are no other names known for this plant.
Description of Trumpetweed (Eutrochium fistulosum)
Trumpetweed (Eutrochium fistulosum), a member of the Asteraceae (Aster Family), is a herbaceous perennial that grows from 4′ to 7′ tall and blooms in the summer to fall (July to September). The fruits, which are achenes, mature in the late summer to fall.
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Joe-Pye Weed Borer (Papaipema eupatorii)
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This plant is a favored nectar plant for many insects.
This species grows in moist open areas with full sun such as open woods, prairies, fens, and the sides of railroads and roads.
Range of Trumpetweed (Eutrochium fistulosum) in the United States and Canada
The genus name, Eutrochium, is derived from the Greek word meaning wheel-like (Missouri Botanical Garden). The species name, fistulosum, is Latin for hollow in reference to the stem.