Hemp-agrimony - Eupatorium cannabinum

Alt Name
Hemp Agrimony

Robust medium to tall hairy plant. Stem erect often reddish. Leaves opposite, palmately lobed, leaflets coarsely toothed. Flowerheads pink or purplish 2 to 5 mm in dense rather flat topped clusters, florets all tubular.

Photo ID?

Damp habitats. Streamsides etc.

When to see it

July to September.

Life History


UK Status

Fairly common in some parts of England and Wales but scarce elsewhere.

VC55 Status

Never common locally and is now becoming scarce in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 24 of the 617 tetrads.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map