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Connecticut Plants
New York Ironweed
Vernonia noveboracensis (L.) Michx.
  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: moist thickets and stream edges
  • Height: 3-7 feet
  • Flower size: flowerheads 1/2 to 3/4 inch across, in clusters 3-5 inches across
  • Flower color: purple
  • Flowering time: August to October
  • Origin: native
Vernonia noveboracensis (L.) Michx.