Vernonia baldwinii (Western Ironweed)

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Western Ironweed is a tall perennial featuring clusters of pink or purple flowers. It does best Best in natural areas and large meadows where large colonies can be appreciated. Can spread aggressively in rich, moist soil. It can be difficult to control once plant is well established.

Western Ironweed fits well into naturalized gardens, pocket prairies, meadow gardens.


AT A GLANCE

Texas native Yes
Water use Low
Sun exposure Full sun to part sun
Bloom color Pink, purple
Bloom time Summer, fall
Mature height 3-5 ft
Attracts Butterflies, bees, birds.
Deer resistant Yes
Notes Native bee friendly.



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 Present in state
 Present in county and native
 Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state         
 Not present in state
 Present and rare, native in county
 Previously present, now extinct
 Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)