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Broadleaf Ironweed (Vernonia glauca)

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Vernonia Glauca, or more commonly know as Broadleaf 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 Glauca or Broadleaf Ironweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Vernonia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NJ (E) PA (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NJ (broad-leaf ironweed) PA (tawny ironweed)




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