Wild Florida Photo - Vernonia gigantea

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Vernonia gigantea


Florida native


Found in hammocks and floodplains throughout most of central and north Florida plus much of the central and eastern United States from Texas to New York.

Vernonia gigantea is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Vernonia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Vernonia blodgettii - FLORIDA IRONWEED

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.

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