False BonesetBrickellia eupatorioides
(also called Kuhnia eupatorioides)
Asteraceae or Sunflower Family

Flower heads Moderately tall plant, 1 to 4 feet. Bright white flowers in small, widely-spaced tubular heads, collected into a flat-topped cluster. Each head showing long thread-like styles (female organs). Leaves lance-shaped, long-pointed, at least the lower ones with a few neat teeth. Leafstalks short, absent near top. Leaves alternate on either side of the stalk. Blooms in late summer.

Native plant of dry woods and cleariings. In Wildwood, rare, in open places..

True bonesets, members of the genera Eupatorium and Ageratina with white flowers have denser flower clusters and leaves that are opposite each other. 

Lower leaf