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Helianthus salicifolius


Willowleaf sunflower, Willow-leaved sunflower


Asteraceae (Aster Family)



Helianthus salicifolius (Willowleaf sunflower)
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A bluegrass prairie species, Helianthus salicifolius has numerous long, narrow, drooping leaves covered with soft hairs and a purple-brown central disk. It is typical of rocky outcrops with heavy soil.

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: IL , KS , MD , MO , NY , OK , TX , WI

Last Update: 2012-05-12