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Vernonia missurica (Missouri Ironweed)

Regular price $ 130.00
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Vernonia missurica (Missouri Ironweed) is one of the best late summer butterfly plants and it its intense purple flowers are a crowd pleaser! This plant prefers wetter to normal soils and occurs naturally in mesic and wet prairies and woodland edges.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet-Mesic - Mesic
  • Height 4'-6'
  • Flower Color Purple/Violet
  • Flower Time July, August, September, October


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Photo: Robert H. Mohlenbrock, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln.