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Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
As reflected in one of its common names, this shorter Joe-pye-weed (formerly Eupatorium dubium) is native to the Coastal Plain and can be found in eastern swamps, shores, and wet meadows. It also is found in Virginia’s Loudoun County, Delaware’s Piedmont, and a couple of interior Pennsylvania counties. Its beautiful pink-headed stems wave in the summer breeze and provide landing platforms attractive to butterflies and other insect pollinators.
There are five main types of pappi: awns, bristles, coronas, scales, and setae? Do you know what type of pappi Eutrochium dubium has?