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Eupatorium capillifolium

Eupatorium capillifolium (Lam.) Small

 

Dogfennel

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusEupatoriumFrom Mithridates Eupator, King of Pontus, who found an antidote to poison in one of the species
Speciescapillifolium

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Eupatorium capillifolium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Nov 2013.

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Eupatorium capillifolium (Dogfennel)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 7 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Eupatorium capillifolium (Dogfennel)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 10 × 15" (25 × 37 cm)

Eupatorium capillifolium (Dogfennel)

8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 7 × 10" (16 × 25 cm)

Eupatorium capillifolium (Dogfennel)

8/31/2013 · Riverside Park, James River, Midlothian, VA
≈ 12 × 19" (31 × 47 cm)

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