Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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camera icon Common Name: Stemless Ironweed, Carolina Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia acaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia acaulis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vernonia acaulis 179-27-001

Heads discoid. Pappus whitish to stramineous [straw-like], per Flora of North America.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Narrowleaf Ironweed, Slender Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia angustifolia var. angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia angustifolia ssp. angustifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vernonia angustifolia var. angustifolia 179-27-003a

Flowers of the genus Vernonia are all discoid, all bisexual, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Broadleaf Ironweed, Appalachian Ironweed, Tawny Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia glauca
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia glauca
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vernonia glauca 179-27-004

32-48 disk flowers per head (no ray flowers), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: New York Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia noveboracensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia noveboracensis
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vernonia noveboracensis 179-27-005

Flower heads consist of 30-65 tubular disk flowers (no ray flowers), per Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers.


camera icon speaker icon Common Name: Tall Ironweed, Common Ironweed, Giant Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia gigantea
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia gigantea ssp. gigantea
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Vernonia altissima 179-27-006

13-30 flwrs per head (vs. 30-55 in V. noveboracensis), in terminal corymbs, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.


camera icon Common Name: Tennessee Ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Vernonia flaccidifolia
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Vernonia flaccidifolia

Stem leaves abundant, stems glabrous. Flowers 16-26 per head, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.


camera icon Common Name: narrowleaf ironweed
Weakley's Flora: (5/21/15) -
PLANTS National Database: Vernonia lettermannii

Heads discoid, 10-12 florets per head, per Flora of North America.


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