Asteraceae_Vernonia cordata

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Family Asteraceae
Basionym Vernonia cordata H.B.K. var. hooveri McVaugh
Original Identification Vernonia cordata H.B.K. var. hooveri McVaugh
Current Taxon Vernonia cordata H.B.K. var. hooveri McVaugh
Protologue Citation Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 9(4): 479. 1972. 
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 237747
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 12217
Collection Date 1 May 1951
Country Mexico
Province/State Jalisco
Plant Location Notes Mountains 6-7 miles northeast of Talpa de Allende; northeast slopes, in oak-pine forest, elve. ca. 1500 m; 
Plant Description Notes Abundant. Treelike shrub 5-6 m. high; stems 8 cm. diam. at base; fls. white or pale lavender, sought by bees, juice milky; selected short branches and small lvs; infl. 1 m. long.
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Broad geographical location North America
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