Sweet-scented Joe Pye Weed Eutrochium purpureum (Linnaeus) E.E. Lamont  Synonyms: Eupatoriadelphus purpureus,  Eupatorium amoenum,  Eupatorium fuscorubrum,  Eupatorium purpureum,  Eupatorium trifoliatum,  Purple-node Joe Pye Weed,  Sweet Joe Pye Weed.

Status:

Typically found in drier habitats than other Maryland Eutrochium species. This species can be found in open woodlands and other well drained areas. Distributed across the state but uncommon on the Eastern Shore.

Description:

Separated from the other species of Eutrochium by typically having purple on the stems only at the nodes. Leaves are pinnately veined. May be slightly glaucous but typically not. Shorter than much taller Hollow Joe Pye Weed.

There are 76 records in the project database.

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Sweet-scented Joe Pye Weed in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/30/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Sweet-scented Joe Pye Weed in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/17/2018). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Sweet-scented Joe Pye Weed in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/17/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Sweet-scented Joe Pye Weed in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/30/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)


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