prairie ironweed

(Vernonia fasciculata)

               
Conservation Status

IUCN Red List

not yet assessed

prairie ironweed (ssp. fasciculata)

NatureServe

N5? - Secure

SNR - Unranked

Minnesota

not listed

Wetland
Indicator
Status

Great Plains

FAC - Facultative

Midwest

FACW - Facultative wetland

Northcentral & Northeast

FACW - Facultative wetland


Identification

See the subspecies for identifying information.


Distribution Distribution Map   Sources: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

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Taxonomy

Family:

Asteraceae (aster)

 

Subfamily:

Cichorioideae

 

Tribe:

Vernonieae (ironweed)

 

Subtribe:

Vernoniinae

 
Subordinate Taxa

prairie ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata ssp. fasciculata)

western ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata ssp. corymbosa)

 
Synonyms

 

 
Common
Names

bunched ironweed

common ironweed

ironweed

prairie ironweed

smooth ironweed

western ironweed


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

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  Minnesota Native Plant - Bunched Ironweed (Vernonia Fasciculata)
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Published on Aug 11, 2013

Today's video is the Bunched Ironweed (Vernonia Fasciculata). This beautiful purple flower attracts butterflies and insects. A great plant near a pond or water feature.

 
     
  Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata)
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Uploaded on Sep 2, 2011

http://www.prairiemoon.com This stately plant offers unusually brilliant purple flowers on top of 6-8' tall stems in rich soils. Ironweed works well as a tall backdrop garden plant and blooms between July and September.

 
     

 

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