Hemp agrimony Eupatorium cannabinum

Best time to see: mid Jul to mid Sep

Key facts

A tall plant of wet meadows and river banks with broad fluffy heads of pink-red flowers

Very attractive to butterflies and other nectar feeders

Its name derives from the similarity of its leaves to those of hemp or cannabis, but it is not related

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Photo © Tony Gunton

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