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Vernonia gigantea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Genus: Vernonia
Species: V. gigantea
Synonyms
  • Vernonia altissima Nutt.

Tall Ironweed (Vernonia gigantea) is a species of plant. It belongs in the family Asteraceae. It is native to eastern North America.


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