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Eupatorium lindleyanum - DC.

Common Name
Family Asteraceae or Compositae
USDA hardiness 6-9
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Wet grassy places in lowland and low mountains all over Japan[58]. Swamps or borders of water courses[178].
Range E. Asia - China, Japan, Korea, Manchuria.
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Weed Potential No
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Care
Fully Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Eupatorium lindleyanum


Eupatorium lindleyanum

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Eupatorium lindleyanum is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7. It is in flower from September to October, and the seeds ripen from October to November. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

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Synonyms

Habitats

Woodland Garden Sunny Edge; Dappled Shade; Bog Garden;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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Anthelmintic  Antidote  Antitussive  Diuretic  Restorative  Women's complaints

The whole plant is anthelmintic, antidote, antitussive, diuretic and restorative[178, 218]. It is used internally in the treatment of bronchitis and dysentery[238]. Externally, it is applied to swellings and wounds and is also important in the treatment of women's complaints, especially before and after parturition[218]. It is also used in the treatment of parasitic worms[218]. The leaves and stems are harvested in the summer before the flower buds open, and are dried for later use[238].

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Other Uses

Hair

Used as a hair tonic[178]. The leaves, added to a hair pomade, promote the growth of the hair[218].

Special Uses

Cultivation details

Requires a sunny position, succeeding in most well-drained but moisture retentive fertile soils[1]. Plants seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[233]. There are both diploid and polypoid forms of this species. Whilst the diploids reproduce sexually, the polyploids, which are widespread, produce their seeds without sexual fertilization[275].

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Propagation

Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer. Division in spring or autumn[111]. Very easy, the clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions.

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

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