Asteraceae_Vernonia michoacana

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Family Asteraceae
Basionym Vernonia michoacana McVaugh
Original Identification Vernonia michoacana McVaugh
Current Taxon Vernonia michoacana McVaugh
Protologue Citation Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 9(4):482, f. 59. 1972.
Holotype/Isotype Isotype
DUKE Accession Number 238151
Primary Collector Rogers McVaugh
Collector Number 22668
Collection Date 2 Mar 1965
Country Mexico
Province/State Michoacan
Plant Location Notes Steep dry mountainsides ca. 8 km. northwest of Aguililla, road to Aserradero Dos Aguas; in ravine in abandoned pasture in oak zone; elevation 1200 m.
Plant Description Notes Abundant in thickets. Giant shrub to 4 m. high; flowers white or pale pink.
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Broad geographical location North America
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