Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Spotted Joe Pye weed
Eupatorium maculatum 
Location: Rain garden @ nw corner
At home in wetlands in the wild, spotted Joe-Pye weeds are a good choice when you need plants for wet soils. They attracts butterflies, including tiger swallowtails and black swallowtails. Prefers moist soil. Tolerates inundation up to a depth of 6 inches early in the season, as in damp meadows, open marshes, and fens. Tolerates flooding for short periods in the spring. 4-6 ft
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Genus: Eupatorium (herbaceous perennial plants)
Family: Asteraceae (compositae ( aster, daisy, or sunflower family))
Order: Asterales (asterales)
Class: Magnoliopsida (Dicots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)