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Sweet Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum)

Image ID: 2014/ahgh117B

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Other common names: Purple Joe-Pye Weed, Sweet-Scented Joe-Pye Weed
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 2 to 6 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  0.33 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
Date:  7/13/2014
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!