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Vernonia gigantea, FL Ecotype (Giant Ironweed, FL Ecotype) bloom
Vernonia gigantea, FL Ecotype (Giant Ironweed, FL Ecotype) whole plant/field shotVernonia gigantea, FL Ecotype (Giant Ironweed, FL Ecotype) seed

Vernonia gigantea, FL Ecotype
Giant Ironweed, FL Ecotype

The aggressive growth provides a nesting habitat for woodcocks; the seeds are a source of food for birds.

General Product Information:

Item Number: VERGIG02
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A flowering species.
Habitat: Moist soils, wet woods.
Bloom Period: August to October
Flower Color: Purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 9.8 Ft
Pollinator Value: High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Midwest: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC

Tolerances:

Seed Information:

Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $180.00/lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes




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