Common name: Dogfennel

Latin name: Eupatorium capillifolium (Lam.) Small

Family: Asteraceae

Life Cycle: Perennial

Type: Broadleaf

Description: Erect perennial that can grow up to 3 m tall. Leaves alternate and deeply dissected, almost hairlike. Leaves exude a strongly aromatic smell when crushed or mowed. Found primarily in un-mowed areas including roadsides, ditches, plant beds, etc.