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Wingstem Native to North America, wingstem is a perennial capable of reaching 1.8 m in height and most attractive to insects and birds. The flowers are around 3.5 cm in width. <br />
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Also commonly called yellow ironweed.  Fall,Geotagged,United States,Verbesina alternifolia,Wingstem,autumn,botany,flora,pennsylvania,wingstem,yellow flowers,yellow ironweed Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Wingstem

Native to North America, wingstem is a perennial capable of reaching 1.8 m in height and most attractive to insects and birds. The flowers are around 3.5 cm in width.

Also commonly called yellow ironweed.

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  1. Brilliantly composed, Ruth, the flower really comes at the viewer! Posted one month ago
  2. Beautiful clarity Ruth Posted one month ago

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Verbesina alternifolia is known as wingstem or yellow ironweed. This is a tall, yellow-blossomed plant found throughout most of the midwest and east US, outside of New England. It is listed as Threatened in New York.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jul 26, 2021. Captured Oct 13, 2014 11:10 in Unnamed Road, Brownsville, PA 15417, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 29mm