TITLE

Ironweed

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Ironweed, a genus of tall, coarse herbs. About 10 species grow wild along roadsides and in neglected fields of the eastern and southern United States. The plant is named for its hard stem. Some species grow as tall as 10 feet (3 m). The slender, tooth-edged leaves grow alternately on the stems. Broad, flat clusters of purple, or occasionally white, flowers appear in late summer.
ACCESSION #
37309493

 

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