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Tall Boneset, Tall Thoroughwort
Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerates most soils including clay, prefers circumneutral but tolerant of high pH. 3-4 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers, may spread vegetatively by rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Scattered statewide with greatest concentration in Middle Tennessee
People may mistake this plant for a weed, which it is to some extent. Easy to grow from seed and very easy plant to grow. Can form large colonies in disturbed areas. Attracts bees.