Weeds of Wednesday: A Tale of 2 Eupatoriums #2

It's a little bit early for lateflowering thoroughwort (Eupatorium serotinum) to be in flower, but this native wildflower was flowering -- profusely and in multiple spots -- at the Indian River Lagoon Greenway when we visited on 8/11/2018. ¬†Also known…

Throwback T-day: A Tale of 2 Eupatoriums

Marylou Rethman (Class of 2009), Trish White (Class of 2002), Susan Boyd (Class of 2003) & Lee Day (Class of 2001 for her husband Joel) provide scale on 9-25-2009 at Captain Forster Preserve. This photo was taken adjacent to the…

Wonderous Wildflowers

Nancy Soucy (Class of 2011) sent this beautiful photograph of lateflowering thoroughwort (Eupatorium serotinum) and yellowtop (Flaveria linearis) at Sebastian Inlet State Park. She also recommends Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge for wildflower viewing. Nancy will lead a special fall…

Lateflowering thoroughwort

Clusters (corymbs) of white flowers now adorn laterflowering thoroughwort (Eupatorium serotinum). This member of the aster (Asteraceae) family lacks petals but still is quite showy and attractive to butterflies and other pollinators. This plant of moist places grows thickly in…