Thursday, August 13, 2009

Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum) is getting a little top-heavy here along the Monon Trail. This is in Marion County somewhere south of 86th St. Picture taken August 8, 2009.

Link to Eutrochium purpureum:

Link to Eutrochium purpureum:

The correct scientific name for Joe Pye Weed has been in dispute some the last few years but according to current botanical thinking it is Eutrochium purpureum (L.) E.E. Lamont.

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