Vernonia angustifolia


  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Form: Herbaceous perennial reaching 1-2 ft.
  • Leaves: Simple, alternate, oblanceolate, serrate
  • Stem/Bark: Herbaceous
  • Flower: Purple with fringed petals
  • Fruit: Achene
  • Comments: Though the flowers may not be as full and stunning as the similar Stoke's aster, they are still large enough to see from a distance and interesting
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