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Verbesina virginica var. virginica (Frostweed)
Clary, Karen

Verbesina virginica var. virginica

Verbesina virginica L. var. virginica

Frostweed, White Crownbeard

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Phaethusa virginica


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial , Biennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: AL , AR , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

Additional resources

USDA: Find Verbesina virginica var. virginica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Verbesina virginica var. virginica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Verbesina virginica var. virginica


Record Modified: 2014-04-09
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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