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Missouri ironweed

Vernonia missurica


In Missouri, it typically occurs in moist open ground along streams, wooded swamps, low meadows, prairies, fields and waste places throughout most of the State except the western Ozarks and unglaciated prairie regions. Native Range: Southern central Canada to central southern United States.


Spotted along an urban nature trail. (S. Creek Greenway Trail)

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annorion 8 years ago
Missouri Ironweed
Vernonia missurica Missouri Ironweed

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

Thanks annorion for the ID!

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Springfield, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 6, 2012

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