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Vernonia fasciculata

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 3'-6'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: violet, purple

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, cut flowers, deer resistant, naturalizing

Vernonia fasciculata (prairie ironweed)
  • Vernonia fasciculata (prairie ironweed)
  • Vernonia fasciculata (prairie ironweed)
  • Vernonia fasciculata (prairie ironweed)

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Description

Vernonia fasciculata

Also known as:

prairie ironweed

,

common ironweed

,

smooth ironweed

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NY, OH, OK, SD, TX, WI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae Aster family
Genus Vernonia ironweed
Species Vernonia fasciculata prairie ironweed