Latin name: Eupatorium capillifolium
Medicinal use of Dogfennel:The entire plant is applied externally as a remedy for the bites of reptiles and insects.
Description of the plant:
(9 3/4 foot)
Habitat of the herb:Borders of woods, clearings, fields and roadsides. Disturbed areas, mainly in sandy soils in Texas.
Other uses of Dogfennel:The plant is used as a strewing herb and to discourage insects.
Propagation of the herb:Seed - sow spring in a cold frame and only just cover the seed. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle and plant them out into their permanent positions in the summer. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, the clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions.
Cultivation of Dogfennel:Borders of woods, clearings, fields and roadsides. Disturbed areas, mainly in sandy soils in Texas.
Known hazards of Eupatorium capillifolium:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.