from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Asteraceae — including Joe-Pye weed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of perennial, composite herbs including hemp agrimony, boneset, throughwort, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of the natural order Compositæ, mostly perennial herbs and natives of America.
- n. [lowercase] A species of this genus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large genus of chiefly tropical herbs having heads of white or purplish flowers
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Eupatorium ‘Gateway’ fronts Rudbeckia lanciniata with its golden discs.
That Eupatorium caught my eye – Would look great partnered in my garden with E.
The blooming of the Joe Pye, Eupatorium purpureum ‘Gateway’ is usually when they are more plentiful.
I love the colors in the Rudbeckia and Eupatorium shot.
Even with the word *weed* in its common name, Joe Pye Weed, Eupatorium purpureum ‘Gateway’ is hardly unwelcome.
Datura metal, Eupatorium purpureum, Rudbeckia laciniata……
Some accompanying species in these forests are the griñapo (Dracaena cubensis), Eupatorium spp.,
Wandering over to the stand of Joe Pye, Eupatorium purpureum ‘Gateway’ there is something unusual going on here.
The formal language is from wikipedia, for I thought this was a Eupatorium still, silly me.
An older binomial name for this species was Eupatorium rugosum, but the genus Eupatorium has undergone taxonomic revision by botanists and a number of the species once included there have been moved to other genera.