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Vernonia texana (Texas ironweed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Vernonia texana

Vernonia texana (A. Gray) Small

Texas ironweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: VETE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Blooms rarely purplish.

Distribution

USA: AR , LA , MS , OK , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Vernonia texana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vernonia texana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vernonia texana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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