Vernonia gigantea

Vernonia gigantea

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Vernonioideae
Tribus: Vernonieae
Subtribus: Vernoniinae
Genus: Vernonia
Species: Vernonia gigantea

Name

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Vernonia gigantea (Walter) Trel. ex Branner & Coville, 1891

Synonyms

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  • Cacalia gigantea (Walt.) Kuntze
  • Chrysocoma gigantea Walt.
  • Serratula altissima (Nutt.) DC.
  • Vernonia altissima Nutt.
  • Vernonia altissima var. brevipappa Gleason
  • Vernonia altissima var. laxa Gleason
  • Vernonia altissima var. lilacina Clute
  • Vernonia altissima var. taeniotricha S.F.Blake
  • Vernonia gigantea subsp. ovalifolia (Torr. & A. Gray) Urbatsch
  • Vernonia gigantea var. ovalifolia (Torr. & A.Gray) D.B.Ward
  • Vernonia gigantea var. praealta (Michx.) Daniels
  • Vernonia gigantea subsp. pubescens Morris
  • Vernonia maxima Small
  • Vernonia oligantha Greene
  • Vernonia ovalifolia Torr. & A. Gray
  • Vernonia praealta (L.) Michx.

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Northern America
      • Canada (Ontario), USA (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Vernacular names

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English: giant ironweed
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