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Narrowleaf Ironweed (Vernonia lettermannii)


Vernonia Lettermannii, or more commonly know as Narrowleaf 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 Lettermannii or Narrowleaf Ironweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas and Oklahoma.

  • 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: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FACW) 6(OBL)

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