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Vernonia missurica Raf.

Joe Pye weed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderAsteralesFlowering plants with a central disk flower and surrounding petals, like daisies
FamilyAsteraceaeThe aster family, which also includes daisies and sunflowers; from the Greek ἀστήρ, “star,” for the star-shaped flowers
GenusVernoniaNamed for the English botanist William Vernon, d. 1711
SpeciesmissuricaOf or belonging to Missouri

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Vernonia aborigina Gleason

 

Vernonia missurica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Vernonia missurica (Joe Pye weed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm)

Vernonia missurica (Joe Pye weed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 7 × 6" (18 × 15 cm)

Vernonia missurica (Joe Pye weed)

8/27/2014 · Rio Grande Nature Center, Albuquerque, New Mex­ico
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 21 cm)

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