Lesser Snakeroot (Ageratina aromatica)

Lesser Snakeroot (Ageratina Aromatica)
Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 362. | USDA PLANTS Database | License: PD USDA

Ageratina Aromatica, or more commonly know as Lesser Snakeroot, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Ageratina. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Ageratina Aromatica or Lesser Snakeroot's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Ageratina
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: MA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (lesser snakeroot)

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