Prairie Ironweed (Vernonia fasciculata)


Vernonia Fasciculata, or more commonly know as Prairie 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 Fasciculata or Prairie Ironweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Vernonia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC+) 2(FACW) 3(FACW) 4(FACW) 5(FAC) 6(FAC) 9(NI)

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