Skip to main pagecontent
Indiana University

Dunn's Woods Restoration and Education Project
Photo of White Snakeroot

Illinois Wildflowers -





White Snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum)

Native perennial of moderate to dry woodland areas

Partial sun to light shade and moist to slightly dry conditions (plant anywhere)

Blooms white, August - October

Grows 1.5 - 3 ft.

Faunal Associations:

    • Wasps
    • Leaf-Cutting bees
    • Halictid bees
    • Moths
    • Butterflies
    • Flies

Fun Fact: Highly toxic foliage and rhizomes cause deaths from "Milk Sickness" when passed through dairy products to humans

Return to "Meet the Plants"