Vernonia noveboracensis (L.) Michx.
Jul–Sep ; Aug–Oct . Not seen in Shaken Creek Preserve by the senior author. Specimens seen in the vicinity: Sandy Run [Hancock]: Taggart SARU 355 (WNC!). [= RAB, FNA, Weakley]
Regularity: Regularly occurring
Catalog Number: US 431728
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Original publication and alleged type specimen examined
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): R. M. Harper
Year Collected: 1902
Locality: Douglas., Coffee, Georgia, United States, North America
- Isotype: Gleason, H. A. 1906. Bull. New York Bot. Gard. 4: 221.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Vernonia noveboracensis
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: N5 - Secure
NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded Global Status Rank: G5 - Secure
Comments: Highly threatened by land-use conversion and habitat fragmentation; human disturbance is reported to be a low-level threat (Southern Appalachian Species Viability Project 2002).
Vernonia noveboracensis (New York ironweed or Vein-leaf hawkweed) is a plant in the daisy family, Asteraceae. It is native to the eastern United States, from Florida to Massachusetts and west to Tennessee, Alabama, and West Virginia.
Vernonia noveboracensis is a herbaceous plant with alternate, simple leaves, on stiff, greenish purple stems. The flowers are purple, borne in summer and fall. This ironweed is an herbaceous perennial that spreads by seeds and runners. Ironweed can be an aggressive weed in moist soils.
- "Vernonia noveboracensis". Flora of North America.
- Blanchan, Neltje (2005). Wild Flowers Worth Knowing. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.
- Martin, Alexander C. (1972). Weeds. Racine, Wisconsin: Western Publishing Company. p. 116.
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