Name: Vernonia

Latin name: Vernonia esculenta

Section name: Asteraceae

Name: Vernonia

Origin distribution: It is produced in the western and southwestern parts of Sichuan, and in the northwestern, central, eastern, and southern parts of Yunnan. The morphological characteristics are: cylindrical, ribbed, gray hairs. Leaves papery, oblong-lanceolate or lanceolate, apex acuminate, stems cuneate, suborbicular, finely serrate or entire, leaf dark green, papillate, coarse, gray below Fluff. Panicles. Flowers pale red-purple, corolla tubular. Achenes pale yellowish brown. Flowering from July to December.

Growth habits: Often born in sunny slopes, grass shrubs, or sparse forests and forest margins. Hi light. The soil is not strict, resistant to thin.

Breeding: Breeding by sowing or dividing, or transplanting wild seedlings.

Landscape use: Vernonia splendens has strong stress resistance, long flowering period and small and numerous flowers and fruits. In areas with high temperature and dryness in the southwest or south of China, it can be used as a garden ornamental tree species, and clustered or planted plants are suitable.

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