Connecticut has four species of Joe-Pye-weed, all with clusters of dull pink flowers. Hollow Joe-Pye-weed has a hollow stem. Note the whitish bloom on the stem, characteristic of this species.
- Synonyms: Eupatoriadelphus fistulosus, Eupatorium fistulosum
- Family: aster (Asteraceae)
- Habitat: wet thickets, meadows
- Height: 2-7 feet
- Flower size: tiny, in clusters 4-7 inches wide
- Flower color: dull pink
- Flowering time: July to September
- Origin: native
The plant in the photo was leaning over after a windy day; usually the stems are upright.