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    • Vernonia gigantea
  • English
    • tall ironweed
  • French
    • vernonie géante

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Recent observations

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Square

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

layla

Date

August 16, 2015

Place

Dupont, TN (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

smwhite

Date

August 16, 2015 01:36 PM EDT

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What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

glenkalisz

Date

October 25, 2015

Description

~2 m tall. Several plants. Dried.

Tags

EKY

Photos / Sounds

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

doug_mitchell89

Date

September 13, 2015

Description

Herbaceous plant, erect-leaning, about 3 feet tall. Purple disk flowers.

Tags

EKY

Photos / Sounds

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

juliussaturn

Date

October 31, 2015 02:25 PM EDT

Description

Found on the edge of trail in Live Oak hammock. Theodore Roosevelt Trail, NE FL

Photos / Sounds

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

karid

Date

September 21, 2015

Description

Tall herbaceous plant with dark green lanceolate leaves, flowers with imbricate phyllaries with double pappus

Tags

EKY

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Ironweed Vernonia gigantea ssp. gigantea

Observer

mayfly1963

Date

October 10, 2015 02:13 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

jb068813

Date

October 7, 2015 10:58 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

glmory

Date

October 6, 2015 03:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

jordan_kenniston

Date

September 10, 2015

Description

Growing along the shore of the pond behind bybee pottery store. A quiet residential area. Pond is susceptible to sunlight through most of the day. Inhabits many species of plants and witnessed some frogs.

Tags

EKY

Photos / Sounds

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

amctaggart

Date

September 14, 2015

Description

~10 individuals in area. Inflorescence a bright, violet-purple. Stem and leaves dark green and somewhat pubescent.

Tags

EKY

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

tall ironweed Vernonia gigantea

Observer

trichomanes

Date

September 1, 2015 09:08 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

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