Canon SX40 HS
Northern Kentucky Sanitation District nature walk Ft. Wright, Ky.
Vernonia gigantea – Tall Ironweed, Giant Ironweed, Ironweed. One or more species of Ironweed is found in 40 of the 50 states. Vernonia gigantea is one of the more widespread species, being found in 25 states. As the name implies, it can be a tall species, up to 10 feet. The purple flowers bloom in August and on into November.
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