American Boneset - Eupatorium perfoliatum

Native to USA

State distribution (USDA): AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA,  RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT,  WI, WV

Herbaceous perennial, ranging from 4 to 8 feet in height, American Boneset blooms clusters of tiny, white, nectar-filled flowers from July to October. The flowers are very attractive to all sorts of insects – including: butterflies, caterpillars, beetles, and flies (among many more) – these insects in turn attract insectivorous birds.

Birds Most Commonly Attracted to American Boneset

Insectivorous Birds