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Plant Details

Vernonia noveboracensis

New York Iron Weed

Scientific Name:

Vernonia noveboracensis

Common Name:

New York Iron Weed

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herbaceous Vine

Size in Feet:

6 or more

Light:

Sun, Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

July - August - September - October

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast) except outer coastal plain

Habitat Description:

Pastures, bottomlands, stream sides

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Attracts birds and butterfiles

Buds and Blooms

image

Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Blooming Plant

image

Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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