The Native Plant Nursery LLC
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Missouri ironweed

Vernonia missurica

   Light: sun
   Moisture: mesic -wet mesic

   Height: 4 -6 ft.
   Flowering Time: late summer

Notes: an upright perennial; purple blooms later produce bronze fluffy seed.

   Range in Michigan: SE,SW

NPN prices/ sizes: 

flowering plant

ripe seed in fall

plant with red fall color and seed

flowers closeup

Tiger Swallowtail butterfly feeding