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White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima) At a dense mixed forest edge. Not quite ready to bloom! Ageratina altissima,Geotagged,Summer,United States,White snakeroot Click/tap to enlarge

White Snakeroot (Ageratina altissima)

At a dense mixed forest edge. Not quite ready to bloom!

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''Ageratina altissima'', also known as white snakeroot, richweed, or white sanicle, is a poisonous perennial herb in the family Asteraceae, native to eastern and central North America. An older binomial name for this species is ''Eupatorium rugosum'', but the genus ''Eupatorium'' has undergone taxonomic revision by botanists, and a number of the species that were once included in it have been moved to other genera.

Plants are upright or sometimes ascending, growing to 1.5 m tall, producing.. more

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 11, 2019. Captured Sep 7, 2019 13:49 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/22.0
  • 1/25s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm