White Snakeroot
Ageratina altissima Aster Family
(c) Lou Wagner
(c) Lou Wagner

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Opposite

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Egg-shaped

Habitat Type: Rich woods

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): South Side (6), Canterbury Wetlands (7), Canterbury Brook Corridor (8)

Total Number of EMUs: 3

Status in Massachusetts: Native




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston