This is a small degraded grassland remnant along the south side of Interstate 24 WNW of Joelton in Davidson County, TN. The site is easily visible from the interstate and contains prairie relict species such as Schizachyrium scoparium, Andropogon ternarius, Malus angustifolia.
Tall plant with multiple Purple many petaled flowers.
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.