New York Ironweed – 8/18/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 8/18/20

Observation Time: 11:35 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Farm (formerly the Kendall Estate)

Common Name: New York Ironweed

Scientific Name: Vernonia noveboracensis

Comments: New York ironweed is a tall, perennial wildflower that produces small purple blossoms in August and September. This specimen is approximately 8 feet tall.

More Information: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center