Photos of Vernonia-missurica-~-Missouri-ironweed

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Vernonia missurica ~ Missouri ironweed



  • FAC

  • Michigan C Value: 4

  • deep purple flowers

  • alternate leaves, small teeth

  • fuzzy stem

  • 33–42 flowers and achenes per head

  • involucres 6.5–9mm broad

  • short, pointed bracts behind head

  • leaves often somewhat pubescent beneath, especially on main veins

  • native

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