Ironweed (Vernonia missurica)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Plant Height: 3-6 feet tall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 60 days
Suitable for wintersowing
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Unknown Plant by rhino57 Jan 10, 2018 10:25 AM 15
Need ID this. by levi Sep 11, 2016 7:47 AM 6
which ironweed? I give up... by wildflowers Jun 21, 2012 8:48 AM 21

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