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Vernonia altissima

Plant Family.......... Asteraceae (Sunflower) Plant Height .... 6 Foot
Leaf Arrangement.. Alternate

Habitat............. Alternate, Lanceolate
Bloom Date............ August

Flower Color.... Purple



DESCRIPTION


Tall Plants with lance-shaped leaves and purple flowerheads. Other Ironweeds incluce New York Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis) and Vernonia angustifolia and Veronia gigantea. Return to Summer Index

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