Joe Pye Weed - Eutrochium purpureum
Native to USA
State distribution (USDA): AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV
Herbaceous perennial ranging from 4 to 7 feet in height, Joe Pye Weed blooms tiny, pink flower clusters from midsummer to early fall. Joe Pye Weed is a favorite of butterflies and other insects – many of which in turn attract insectivorous birds. The seeds of Joe Pye Weed are eaten by seed eating birds like the American Goldfinch.