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New York Ironweed


New York Ironweed
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Copyright: Paul Braynard (pbraynard) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 44 W: 0 N: 96] (891)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-16
Categories: Flowers
Exposure: f/3.5, 1/70 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-08-17 6:48
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Points: 2
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New York Ironweed Vernonia noveboracensis
Family: Aster (Asteraceae)

I took this photo yesterday while walking through an overgrown field on a hillside near my house. This is one of several varieties that I found that I had never seen before. The plant stands about waist high. The flowers are rather small, being about the size of the tip of your thumb.

I understand that the plant does well in acidic soil. Seeds can be collected from dried flower heads. Seeds can be directly sown in the fall.

Thanks for stopping by for a look.

Paul

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To horias: Good to hear from you Horiapbraynard 1 08-17 08:23
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Hi Paul
Wonderful shot of this great flowers!
Details and colors are fantastic!
Horia

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