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Wingstem (Verbesina alternifolia)                                 Alabama,Spring,Verbesina alternifolia,Wingstem,beautiful,color,colorful,flora,flower,flowers,nature Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Species created. The accepted name is Verbesina alternifolia (L.) Britton ex Kearney. Actinomeris alternifolia is a synonym. Posted 8 years ago
    1. Thanks was unaware of that. Posted 8 years ago
      1. Wildflower really knows her plants! Lovely shot Posted 8 years ago
        1. It takes a lot of research! Posted 8 years ago
          1. I am sure it does, and your work is really appreciated! Posted 8 years 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 WildFlower
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Uploaded Apr 21, 2014. Captured Sep 25, 2011 07:03.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/6.3
  • 1/125s
  • ISO100
  • 107.288mm