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Eupatorium capillifolium (Lamarck) Small. Common Dog-fennel, Yankeeweed, Cypressweed, Horsetail. Phen: Sep-Nov. Hab: Disturbed soils, old fields, clearcuts. This species, like E. compositifolium, is an excellent indicator of soil disturbance. Dist: CT, PA, KY, MO, and OK south to s. FL and TX; Bahamas; Cuba.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, Bah, C, F, Fl7, FNA21, G, GW2, Il, K1, K3, K4, NcTx, NY, S, SE1, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Eupatorium capillifolium (Lam.) Small var. capillifolium – RAB; = n/a – Pa

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily: 8

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