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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Vernonia lettermanii   FAMILY Asteraceae__   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH (CORRECTIBLE ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vernonia lettermannii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH (CORRECTIBLE ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Flora of North America
Vernonia lettermannii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Vernonia lettermanii

 

COMMON NAME:
Lettermann's Ironweed, Narrowleaf Ironweed


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image of Vernonia lettermanii, Lettermann's Ironweed, Narrowleaf Ironweed

JK Marlow    jkm120922_110

September    Greenville County    SC

SC Native Plant Society Plant Sale

Heads discoid, 10-12 florets per head, per Flora of North America.

image of Vernonia lettermanii, Lettermann's Ironweed, Narrowleaf Ironweed

JK Marlow    jkm120922_114

September    Greenville County    SC

SC Native Plant Society Plant Sale

image of Vernonia lettermanii, Lettermann's Ironweed, Narrowleaf Ironweed

JK Marlow    jkm120922_116

September    Greenville County    SC

SC Native Plant Society Plant Sale

Leaf blades filiform, 1-3(+)mm wide, per Flora of North America.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Vernonia lettermanii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH (CORRECTIBLE ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Vernonia lettermannii   FAMILY Asteraceae__

SYNONYMOUS WITH (CORRECTIBLE ORTHOGRAPHIC ERROR) Flora of North America
Vernonia lettermannii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Southeastern States (Cronquist 1980, Isely 1990)
Vernonia lettermanii

 

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3522

Forb
Perennial

Native: Western US

Habitat: Gravel bars, per Weakley's Flora

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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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