Vernonia missurica Raf.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Vernonia aborigina
USDA Symbol: VEMI2
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Purple
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , FL , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MI , MO , MS , NE , NM , OH , OK , TN , TX
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Native host plants for Painted Lady Butterfly
June 01, 2006
I am looking for host plants for the Painted Lady Butterfly that I can plant in my school's (I am a teacher) native plant/butterfly garden. As part of the curriculum, each spring the 1st grade raises...
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Bibliography* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Vernonia missurica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vernonia missurica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vernonia missurica
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff