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Vernonia baldwinii ssp. interior (Interior ironweed)
Sweeney, Collene

Vernonia baldwinii ssp. interior

Vernonia baldwinii Torr. ssp. interior (Small) Faust

Interior Ironweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Vernonia interior


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Ovate
Inflorescence: Head
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height.
Flower: Flowers in dicoid capitula.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AR , CO , IA , KS , LA , MO , NE , OK , SD , TX

Additional resources

USDA: Find Vernonia baldwinii ssp. interior in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vernonia baldwinii ssp. interior in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vernonia baldwinii ssp. interior


Record Modified: 2018-03-29
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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