#NPOD: Wingstem #Nativeplants

Wingstem – Native Plant of the Day 09/07/2017
Photo from 9/6/2010.  Location: Reflection Riding, Hamilton County, TN.
More photos / info at the Verbesina alternifolia detail page.

Wingstem, Yellow Ironweed - Verbesina alternifolia

Wingstem, Yellow Ironweed – Verbesina alternifolia

Also NPOD 09/23/2010, 09/23/2011, 09/23/2012, 09/23/2013, 09/23/2014, 09/23/2015, 09/23/2016

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3 thoughts on “#NPOD: Wingstem #Nativeplants

  1. Kathleen Weber

    Does anyone know if Verbesina alternifolia
    Is toxic to dogs? My friends dog ate some and he is curious about its toxicity.
    (In Easton, PA)

    1. Gerry Post author

      Kathleen – I’m not an expert, but I don’t find anything that would indicate toxicity in this plant if consumed in small amounts. I suspect your friend has nothing to worry about on this account.
      – gcw

  2. Don Boose

    These plants are currently (late August 2017) flowering thickly around the Creekview Park (Carlisle, PA) walking trail near Conodoguinet Creek.


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