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Arkansas Ironweed (Vernonia arkansana)

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Vernonia Arkansana, or more commonly know as Arkansas Ironweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Vernonia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Vernonia Arkansana or Arkansas Ironweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Vernonia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(FAC) 3(FAC*) 5(FACW) 6(FAC)




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