Spotted Joe-Pye Weed
Eupatorium maculatum Aster Family
(c) Lou Wagner
(c) Lou Wagner

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Purple, Pink

Leaf Arrangement: Whorled

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Oval

Habitat Type: Swamps; thickets; Near the coast

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): Successional Field (5), South Side (6)

Total Number of EMUs: 2

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Purple stem with 1 vein, 3-7 Whorls

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