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Missouri Ironweed

Vernonia missurica

Family: (Asteraceae) Sunflower

Habitat: Prairies

Height: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Period: late summer, fall

Description: Perennial. Plants are robust and easy to grow.

The Wildlife Connection: Very attractive to bees and butterflies.

Propagation Tips: Missouri Ironweed has a dense root system which spreads to form new colonies. Clumps may be divided.

Missouri Ironweed
Missouri Ironweed bloom

Winnie Burkett

Missouri Ironweed
Missouri Ironweed
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