Tennessee Ironweed (Vernonia flaccidifolia)


Vernonia Flaccidifolia, or more commonly know as Tennessee 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 Flaccidifolia or Tennessee Ironweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Vernonia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)

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