Plant of the Month

September 2021

Ironweed

Vernonia noveboracensis
Native perennial
Prefers moist rich soils, full sun
Deer resistant
Bird and pollinator attractor
Specialist pollinator:
The long-horned bee (Melissodes denticulatus)
Blooms here August into Fall

Have you seen Ironweed on the Greenway? Please let us know where.