West Highland Flora

Hemp Agrimony


Eupatorium cannabinum

 

Eupatorium cannabinum

Photo Carl Farmer
11 Aug 2003 Torrin, Skye

Occasional on damp ground near sea, especially on cliffs.

Individual flowerheads 2-5 mm across, clustered into panicles c 15 cm across.  Stems 30-120 cm tall.

ID: Flowers purple, the individual composite-type flowerheads containing c 5-6 disk florets and no ray florets.

Other features: Leaves palmate with c 3 leaflets (uppermost leaves with fewer, basal leaves with more).  Leaves in opposite pairs, leaflets well-toothed and dotted with glands.  A long white style protrudes from each of the tubular disk florets.

 

Eupatorium cannabinum

Photo Carl Farmer
11 Aug 2003 Torrin, Skye

  Eupatorium cannabinum

Photo Carl Farmer
11 Aug 2003 Torrin, Skye

 

Eupatorium cannabinum

Photo Carl Farmer
11 Aug 2003 Torrin, Skye

 

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