Species Detail

Vernonia sp. unconfirmed
Ironweed


Scientific Name:  
Vernonia sp. unconfirmed
Common Name:  
Ironweed
Myaamia Name:  
tawaakia
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Unkn
Habitats:  
Dry Prairie grasslands, Wet Prairie grasslands with flooding, Human-Disturbed Areas
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb, Wild

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Vernonia sp. unconfirmed
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Use - Unknown  "Another plant also called iron weed is takwakia"
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  the word takwakia may have referred to an ironweed used tea cleanse the blood
Botanical Sources  
Vernonia sp. unconfirmed
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Related Sources  
Vernonia sp. unconfirmed
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