Vernonia noveboracensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusVernonia
Species:Vernonia noveboracensis (L.) Michx.
Common NameNew York Ironweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Natural Area Presence: SM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic-Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Hydric; Moisture Requirements: Wetland; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Margins: dentate; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: Purple; Carpel Number/Pistil: 1; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Cypsela; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: head; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Pistil Complexity: Simple; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Basal; Sepal Fusion: N/A; Sepal Number: N/A; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 5; Tepal Number: N/A
C value 3
StatusNative; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FACW) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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
  • Counties - Species Present
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 harperi Vernonia harperi Gleason

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: Estill (KY), McCreary (KY), Rowan (KY), Whitley (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Blount (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Hawkins (TN), Johnson (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Warren (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MTSU, SWMT, UOS, APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1982 - 2019

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100306396 Whitley Kentucky 22 Sep 1993 David D. Taylor
17410
EKY
Vernonia noveboracensis
31234100306347 Estill Kentucky D. Walker
503
EKY
Vernonia noveboracensis
31234100306362 Scott Tennessee 02 Aug 1992 Steve Walker
476
EKY
Vernonia noveboracensis
N/A Carter Tennessee 15 Sep 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU005281 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Sep 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU007175 Unicoi Tennessee 28 Sep 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
N/A Carter Tennessee 16 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211019 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211014 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211027 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211024 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211015 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211023 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211033 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
31234100306370 Cumberland Tennessee 05 Sep 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5370
EKY
Vernonia noveboracensis
31234100306354 Rowan Kentucky 29 Sep 1999 Kim Feeman
878
EKY
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211029 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211025 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211020 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211032 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211018 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211021 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211026 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211031 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211028 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0084050 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0099482 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0107176 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0115041 Coffee Tennessee 02 Sep 1984 Max Medley
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0022544 White Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0102290 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0056497 White Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0055633 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0055632 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0022543 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0107174 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0102291 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0099477 Putnam Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0112389 Warren Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU004258 Overton Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU004257 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU004254 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU029931 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU004252 Hamilton Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211034 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211030 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211022 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211016 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
TENN-V-0211017 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Vernonia noveboracensis
APSC0032861 White Tennessee
APSC
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU029932 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
MTSU022451 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Aug 1994 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT036752 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT035533 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU013446 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU009851 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Sep 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU025595 Johnson Tennessee 01 Sep 2013 Foster Levy, Adam McCullough
DOEM 0224
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU034363 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
N/A Hawkins Tennessee 13 Sep 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
HTTU004250 Tennessee
HTTU
Vernonia noveboracensis
MTSU022452 Rutherford Tennessee 18 Aug 1994 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
MTSU022454 Rutherford Tennessee 21 Aug 2000 M. Penuel
MTSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT036751 White Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT036750 White Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UOS01507 Roane Tennessee 18 Jul 1997 Greg Miller
UOS
Vernonia noveboracensis
SWMT04274 Williamson Tennessee 03 Aug 1982 Rick Sullivan
SWMT
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU025322 Carter Tennessee 23 Jul 2012 Adam McCullough
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU013443 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU031093 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU026739 Hawkins Tennessee 13 Sep 2019 Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
19895
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU013445 Washington Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU034361 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU013444 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU034368 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU034362 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU034365 Carter Tennessee 01 Sep 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU034367 Carter Tennessee 23 Sep 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU013448 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041244 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041239 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041237 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041241 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041243 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041238 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
ETSU013447 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041242 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
UCHT041240 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Vernonia noveboracensis
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Vernonia noveboracensis - Alaina Krakowiak
Vernonia noveboracensis - Alaina Krakowiak
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Dwayne Estes
Vernonia noveboracensis - Sunny Fleming
Vernonia noveboracensis - Sunny Fleming