Vernonia glauca

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Vernonia glauca
Photo taken and permission granted by Jeff Pippen,
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class: Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae
Genus: Vernonia
Species: V. glauca
Binomial name
Vernonia glauca
(L.) Willd.
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Natural range of Vernonia glauca from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Common names: Broadleaf ironweed, Appalachian ironweed, Tawny ironweed

Taxonomic notes


A description of Vernonia glauca is provided in The Flora of North America.



Conservation and management

Cultivation and restoration

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