Sun: Full, partial

Moisture: Medium-wet to wet

Height: 5'

Bloom Time: August, September

Bloom Color: Dusty rose

Genotype: Superior Township, Washtenaw County.

Indigenous interactions: In the Great Lakes area, the Ojibwa made a decoction of the root for joint inflammations and as a sedative bath for fretful children (Moerman, 1998).


In late summer this pollinator favorite produces large compound pink flowers that attract a range of butterflies and native bees. The foliage is a host plant to several moths. 

Eutrochium maculatum (Spotted Joe Pye Weed)