Verbesina alternifolia (L.) Britt. ex Kearney

Wingstem or Yellow Ironweed

Names and Myths

Verbesina possibly derived from Verbena

 Alternifolia alternate leaved

Natural history / Folklore

Wingstem forms large tall stands up to 8 feet in height.


Blooms August - September. Alternate lanceolate leaves with two to ten drooping yellow rays reflexed backwards. Stems winged. Moist locations.

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