Minnesota purple wild flower

Asked August 14, 2015, 7:42 PM EDT

What is this plant?

Wadena County Minnesota

1 Response

It looks like a Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium spp.) variety. Usually a wildflower that grows in moist, rich soil. Here's more information about it: https://www.minnesotawildflowers.info/flower/spotted-joe-pye-weed