Tag Archives: Verbesina

Know Your Natives – Yellow wingstem

Yellow wingstem or yellow ironweed (Verbesina alternifolia) of the aster (Asteraceae ) family is found in the U.S. from Texas to Nebraska to Wisconsin and thence east and south.  In Arkansas, the species is found throughout much of the state, though … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Yellow Crownbeard

Yellow crownbeard (Verbesina helianthoides) of the Aster (Asteraceae) family is found in the US from Iowa and Kansas east to Ohio, and southward to Texas and Georgia.  It is found pretty much throughout Arkansas except for some counties in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.  This species is … Continue reading

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Know Your Natives – Frostweeds “Bloom” Frost Flowers

Frostweed (a.k.a. white crownbeard or white wingstem [Verbesina virginica]) in the Asteraceae Family, is a stout plant with a winged stem that can be six to seven feet tall.  Fleshy, longitudinal wings, a dominate feature of this and closely related plants … Continue reading

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