| Boneset |
| Eupatorium perfoliatum|
| Uses: Medicinal
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 4-8) |
| When to Sow: Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
Eastern North American native found in swampy areas and along streams. White flowers; 30-150cm/1-5ft high. Excellent remedy for colds and intermittent fever, especially for flu. Medical evidence suggests that it enhances the immune system. Caution: contains pyrrolizidine alkaloids; not recommended for long term use.