Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1610

Forb
Perennial

Native & non-native

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Disc: Purplish-blue
Rays: Absent
Bisexual
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Vernonia spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae__

VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 179-27-000:
Vernonia spp.   FAMILY Asteraceae__

 

COMMON NAME:
Ironweed


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