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Eupatorium cannabinum
Eupatorium cannabinum
Hemp Agrimony
Photographer: François Meignant

ID: 0000 0000 1107 0632 (2007-11-15)

Copyright © 2007 François Meignant

  • date of photo  Nov 12, 2007
  • location   Marville, in a ditch along the road. (Lorraine, France)
  • family Asteraceae
  • plant community   Edges, River banks, Ditches, humid places.
  • notes   80-150cm high. The name Eupatorium comes from Mithridate Eupator, king of the Pont (a part of Turquey) who used it in medicine. The term 'cannabinum' was given to the plant because of its leaves that look like 'cannabis'. Eupatorium is often visited by butterflies, especially: Inachis io, Coenonympha pamphilus and Aglais urticae.
  • camera   Canon PowerShot Pro 1
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Hemp Agrimony, Eupatoire Chanvrine, Leverkruid, Wasserdost. (photographer)
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