Plant Profile

Eupatorium perfoliatum: Boneset, Dog fennel, thoroughwort

Family: Aster

Location: Holliday Lake State Park: Lakeshore Trail

Bloom Period: July—frost

Habitat: Low areas, thickets, full to partial sun, wet areas

Interesting Fact: 

  • Called Boneset because was used to treat dengue fever, which is sometimes called break bones.
  • Mildly scented.