Vernonia noveboracensis

New York ironweed

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 5-8 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color   flower color      pink,red,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden. Also useful to naturalize along the edges of ponds, wetlands, and streams.
Propagation: Seed, division.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, clay, loam
Soil pH Range: Adaptable

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Attracts native bees.
Native Habitats: Hydric to moist savannas, openings along streams, wet pastures, floodplains, bluffs, bay swamps.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Other Comments: The genus name honors the English botanist William Vernon, who did fieldwork in North America.