~2 m tall. Several plants. Dried.
Herbaceous plant, erect-leaning, about 3 feet tall. Purple disk flowers.
Found on the edge of trail in Live Oak hammock. Theodore Roosevelt Trail, NE FL
Vernonia gigantea (also known as Giant ironweed, Tall Ironweed or Ironweed) is a species of perennial plant from Asteraceae family that can be found in United States and Canada. The plant is native to the eastern United States, north to New York state and Ontario, and southwest to Texas.