Thursday, July 5, 2012

Purple Stem Joe-pye Weed

 This Purple Stem Joe-pye Weed is just beginning to flower.  A native Indiana plant. 

Once having the botanical name Eupatorium fistulosum, the most current name is Eutrochium fistulosum.

Pictures taken July 4, 2012

Link to Eutrochium fistulosum:

Link to Eutrochium fistulosum:

1 comment:

  1. I remember an incident where my mom purchased a plant labelled 'butterfly bush'. Come to find out, it turned out to be a bucket of Joe-pye weed! Oh, she was mad!

    Great pics, though- I had no idea it grew so tall!