Ageratina altissima

White Snakeroot


Deerweed, Eupatorium urticaefolium, Fall Poison

ID Characteristics

Life cycle: Perennial
Growth Habit: Erect
Propagation: Seed and rhizomes
Leaf Margin: Sharply toothed
Leaf Hairs: Absent
Leaf Structure: Ovate to lanceolate
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Root Type: Fibrous with extensive rhizome system
Flower Color: White


Similar Species

Herbicidal Control Options

  • Preemergence: Selective control option not available
  • Post Emergence: Chlorsulfuron, Sulfometuron

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