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Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa Nutt.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Showy Goldenrod, Noble Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

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Threadleaf False Foxglove (Agalinis setacea (J.F. Gmel.) Raf.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Threadleaf Gerardia, Threadleaf Agalinis, Threadleaf False Foxglove, Sandhills Gerardia

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

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Missouri Ironweed (Vernonia missurica Raf.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Notes: Missouri Ironweed can be distinguished from other Vernonia spp. primarily by the number of disk florets in the compound flowers, and the profuse hairiness of the stems and lower sides of the leaves.

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Oldfield Aster (Symphyotrichum pilosum var. pilosum)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Frost Weed, Hairy White Oldfield Aster, Oldfield Weed, White Oldfield Aster.

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Sept, Oct
Notes: Probably our most often encountered aster here in TN.

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