Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum)
A moisture loving plant that flowers with handsome crowns of white. Attracts a variety of pollinators, and tolerates seasonal flooding.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Humus
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Aug-Sep
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, flies, wasps, butterflies, and beetles. Hosts the clymene moth, lined ruby tiger moth, burdock borer moth, three-lined flower moth, blackberry looper moth, and geometrid moth. Seeds are occasionally eaten by sparrows. Foliage is bitter and generally avoided by mammals.