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Western Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Western Ironweed
Vernonia fasciculata

Western Ironweed
Western Ironweed

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 9 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
Purple
 
Bloom Season
July - September
 

Features

Small, flat-topped clusters of rosy-purple flowers.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained to wet soils.

Notes

Found in prairies.