COMMON NAME: Dogfennel
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eupatorium capillifolium
FAMILY: Asteraceae
LIFECYCLE: Perennial
FEATURES: Finely divided leaves, pubescent stem, aromatic perennial plant. Actively growing during
spring-summer-fall period.
DESCRIPTION: Tall growing perennial broadleaf weed. Very aromatic and often referred to as summer cedar
due to fragrance similar to red cedar. Can regrow from perennial root stock or seed. While
mostly a weed of pastures, dogfennel can also persist as a weed in mowed turf; however
consistent mowing will eventually eliminate the stand.

Broad View Plant regrowth

Broad View
Plant regrowth

Leaf Young plant

Young plant

Broad View Young plant

Broad View
Young plant

Leaf Individual leaf

Individual leaf