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Genus Eupatorium Family Asteraceae

Description: Annual or perennial herbs.

Leaves opposite or whorled, with upper leaves subopposite to alternalte, sessile or petilolate, simple, entire or trilobed.

Flowerheads homogamous, narrow cylindrical to campanulate; involucral bracts herbaceous to cartilaginous, 10–22, in 1–5 rows, unequal, usually persitent; receptacle flat or weakly convex, naked. Disc florets bisexual, 5-lobed, white to purple, lavender or pink, outer surface often glandular at base of throat.

Achenes narrow-cylindrical, 5-ribbed, glandular; pappus of 25–40 scabrous persistent bristles, persistent.


Distribution and occurrence: A genus of 45 species in North America, Asia and Europe. In Australia 2 species naturalized.

Text by Louisa Murray
Taxon concept: Orchard, A.E., Cross, E.W. & Bayer, R.J., (2015) Flora of Australia vol 37 Asteraceae 1. p599

One species in NSW: Eupatorium lindleyanum

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