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Vernonia gigantea
giant ironweed Aster Family
Vernonia gigantea Asteraceae
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common names
  giant ironweed
  tall ironweed
accepted scientific name
  Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel.
rules for finding collection records
  Vernonia altissima (71)
  Vernonia gigantea (2437)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2013 Mary Keim
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: No obvious petals, Many petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.8 inches
Number of ray petals: 10 to 30
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of June thru 1st week of November
Native

How Likely at this Location (61%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Disturbed
Riparian
Grassland
Wetland
Meadow
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