Delaware Wildflowers • Scientific names

Verbesina alternifolia (L.) Britt. ex Kearney
(Actinomeris alternifolia, Actinomeris squarrosa)
Wingstem
Asteraceae — Aster family
Rare native
Verbesina alternifolia
Verbesina alternifolia
Verbesina alternifolia
Verbesina alternifolia
The seeds are also winged.
Upper Pike Creek Road
September 2011


This is almost certainly planted at Pike Creek, not a native population, so the species is still considered historical in Delaware.

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