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Verbena hastata

Verbena hastata

Common Name: Blue vervain

Native to North America

A clumping perennial with stiff erect squarish stems.  Leaves are opposite with coarse teeth.  In summer, plants are topped by narrow spikey panicles of small tubular purple flowers.  Plants thrive in full or part sun in moist or wet…

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Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

Vernonia lettermannii 'Iron Butterfly'

Common Name: Iron Butterfly ironweed

Native to North America (selection)

Vernonia lettermannii ‘Iron Butterfly’ is a low mounding perennial wildflower with narrow fine textured foliage.  In late summer plants are covered by small clusters of royal purple disc florets.  Butterflies …

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Vernonia noveborecensis

Vernonia noveborecensis

Common Name: New York ironweed

Native to North America

Vernonia noveborecensis is a tall robust perennial wildflower with numerous lance shaped leaves.  In late summer plants are crowned by large corymbs of royal purple disc florets.  Butterflies and other pollinators flock to the blooms. …

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Veronicastrum virginicum

Veronicastrum virginicum

Common Name: Culver root

Native to North America

Veronicastrum virginicum is a tall robust perennial wildflower with attractive whorled leaves.  In early and mid-summer plants are crowned by spiky racemes densely packed with tiny tubular white florets. The inflorescences bra…

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Viola sororia

Viola sororia

Common Name: Meadow Violet

Native to North America

Viola sororia is a low rosette-forming wildflower with toothed heart shaped foliage.  From spring until early summer plants are graced by a sprinkling of diminutive blue or white violets.  This groundcover thrives in lightly shad…

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Viola striata

Viola striata

Common Name: Striped cream violet

Native to North America

Cream colored flowers, with purple striations on the lower petal.  Leaves are a deep green.  Grows best in moist to wet humusy soils in part shade, creating a dense ground cover.  Does not spread by runners, but does freely self-…

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Zizia aptera

Zizia aptera

Common Name: Heartleaf Alexander's

Native to North America

Zizia aptera is a 1-3’ tall upright perennial wildflower with glossy heart shaped basal leaves. From late spring to early summer flowering stems elongate bearing showy flat topped clusters of small yellow florets. Scads of beneficial…

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Zizia aureus

Zizia aureus

Common Name: Golden Alexander's

Native to North America

Zizia aurea is a 1-3’ tall upright perennial wildflower with glossy compound basal leaves. From late spring to early summer flowering stems elongate bearing showy umbrella shaped clusters of small yellow florets. Scads of beneficial …

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