Vernonia gigantea, PA Ecotype
Giant Ironweed, PA Ecotype

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

General Product Information:

Item Number: VERGIG01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Moist fields, wet woods, floodplains, meadows.
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


Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 320,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 1.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $74.80/lb

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