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Iron Weed

IRON WEED
Vernonia noveboracensis Composite Family  Compositae
July - September Common
Description: From 2 to 7 feet tall. Leaves are lanceolate, 4 to 10 inches long and a 1 inch in width,  with the margin being smooth or toothed. The heads, nearly 1/2 inch across, produce around 30 or more deep purple flowers with brownish to greenish bracts and purplish pappus. Also known as New York Iron Weed.

Location: Moist roadsides, marshes and stream sides

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