tall ironweed1-small.jpg

Tall ironweed

Life cycle: Perennial
Found in: Pastures, hay fields and roadsides throughout the southeastern U.S.
General description: Bright purple flowers and stout stems that grow from 2 feet to 7 feet high.
Seedlings: Cotyledons are broadly oblong with a shallow notch at the tip.
True leaves: Occur along the stem and are elliptic or lanceolate, 4" to 10" long and hairy on the underside with finely toothed edges.
Flowers and fruit: Flowers are bright purple and bloom in clusters on a stalk at the end of the stem. Fruit is a nutlet.

Similar Weeds

Ask an Agronomist

The material and content contained in the Greenbook label database is for general use information only. Agworld and Greenbook do not provide any guarantee or assurance that the information obtained through this service is accurate, current or correct, and are therefore not liable for any loss resulting, directly or indirectly, from reliance upon this service. This label database does not replace the official manufacture issued label. Users of this database must read and follow the actual product label affixed to the container before use of the product.