Vernonia missurica

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusVernonia
SpeciesVernonia missurica Raf.
Common NameMissouri ironweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 2.9
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Vernonia aborigina Vernonia aborigina Gleason
Vernonia drummondii Vernonia drummondii

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Barren (KY), Caldwell (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Graves (KY), Hopkins (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Coffee (TN), Dickson (TN), Hardin (TN), Henry (TN), Montgomery (TN), Putnam (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Warren (TN), Weakley (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1969 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100306255 Calloway Kentucky 12 Aug 1974 Raymond Athey
2896
EKY
Vernonia missurica
31234100306248 Calloway Kentucky 22 Jul 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1816
EKY
Vernonia missurica
31234100306297 Henry Tennessee 21 Aug 1981 H.R. DeSelm
s.n.
EKY
Vernonia missurica
31234100306263 Barren Kentucky 14 Aug 1993 Charles J. Lapham
142
EKY
Vernonia missurica
BEREA009694 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Vernonia missurica
BEREA009696 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0211013 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0211012 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0211011 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0211009 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0211262 Graves Kentucky
TENN
Vernonia missurica
011508 Shelby Tennessee 04 Sep 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne, Edward T. Browne, Jr.
70M2.26
BOON
Vernonia missurica
APSC0022538 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0089011 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0022539 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
31234100306339 Wilson Tennessee 20 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5119
EKY
Vernonia missurica
31234100306289 Logan Kentucky 14 Aug 1978 C. Williams
EKY
Vernonia missurica
31234100306271 Graves Kentucky 15 Sep 1969 Raymond Athey
822
EKY
Vernonia missurica
BEREA009695 Trigg Kentucky
BEREA
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0211010 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia missurica
APSC0045647 Henry Tennessee 04 Aug 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0032892 Robertson Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0051215 Hardin Tennessee 21 Aug 2006 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0022537 Christian Kentucky 05 Oct 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0120133 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0035855 Crittenden Kentucky 22 Sep 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0042482 Caldwell Kentucky 03 Jun 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0090991 Calloway Kentucky 12 Aug 1970 Thad Frey
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0089012 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0089010 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0051214 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0022540 Christian Kentucky 15 Aug 1993 Sallie Noel
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0022541 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0089108 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0115678 Hopkins Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0076272 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0076273 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia missurica
APSC0032890 Todd Kentucky 01 Jul 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Vernonia missurica
HTTU013191 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004212 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004232 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004220 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004228 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004234 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004230 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004216 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004229 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004243 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004217 Graves Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004239 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004215 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004246 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004219 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004224 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004225 Marshall Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004221 Ballard Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004242 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004245 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004214 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
UCHT036716 Dickson Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004210 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004218 Graves Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004241 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004209 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004231 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004223 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004244 Calloway Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004211 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004233 Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
HTTU004213 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Vernonia missurica
TENN-V-0243660 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia missurica
UCHT036717 Dickson Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia missurica
APSC0022536 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia missurica
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