Eupatorium serotinum, Late Boneset



Historical Use:

The Houma tribe (Louisiana) was reported to consume heated or boiled flowers as a treatment for Typhoid


While E. serotinum looks a little unappealing for much of the year, pollinators of all kinds love its blooms in the late summer/fall

  • Listing ID: 1142
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Soil Moisture: 1-5 (dry to wet): 2-4
  • Stratification: 60 days cold moist stratification required
  • Bloom Time: August-October
  • Family: Asteraceae (Aster)
  • Sunlight Exposure: Partial shade to full sun
  • Latin Name: Eupatorium serotinum
  • Common Name: Late Boneset, Late Thoroughwort
  • Eco-Region: 251, 255