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Common Name: Yankeeweed
Eupatorium compositifolium is a Perennial up to 1.50 metres tall.
It has medicinal and miscellaneous uses.
Eastern N. America - Virginia to Florida, east to Texas.
Open or slightly shaded, wet sites, sand dunes, disturbed areas, roadsides, flatwoods at elevations of 10 - 200 metres[
Succeeds in ordinary well-drained but moisture retentive garden soil in sun or part shade[
Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[
The entire plant is applied externally as a remedy for the bites of reptiles and insects[
The plant is used as a strewing herb and to discourage insects[
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[
]. Very easy, the clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions.