Above: Tall Boneset next to bike path pavillion in Verona, Wisconsin on September 7, 2020.
Tall Boneset - Eupatorium altissimum
Tall Boneset is a native plant that grows from 3'- 6 1/2' tall in woods, thickets, savannas and glades.
The plant produces a large number of small white flower heads in a large flat-topped array at the top of the plant. The individual white flowers are about 1/8" wide and are star-shaped with 5 triangular petal-like lobes. In the center there is a brown column with long, string-like, white stamens.
Other names: Tall eupatorium, Tall thoroughwort, Upland boneset.
Tall Boneset blooms July-Sept.
Above: Tall Boneset stem next to bike path pavillion in Verona, Wisconsin. (9/07/20)
For more information on Tall Boneset, visit Wikipedia.
Or, for information on Tall Boneset (Eupatorium altissimum) visit the: Wisconsin State Herbarium.
Above: Tall Boneset next to bike path pavillion in Verona, Wisconsin. (9/07/20)
Above: Tall Boneset specimen collected in Jefferson County in the Blue Springs Oak Opening State Natual Area on September 22, 1989.
Above: 1913 Tall Boneset illustration.
Above: Common Boneset on shore of Lake Wingra on Arboretum Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. (9/2/21)