Awnless bush sunflower, Bush sunflower
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Marcus, Joseph A.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf Retention: Deciduous Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
, TX Native Distribution:
Central Texas west to southeastern New Mexico, south to Nuevo Leon in northeastern Mexico Native Habitat:
Frequent in all but the northeastern region of Texas on dry uplands. Well-drained limestone and caliche.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Dry Conditions Comments:
Bush sunflower is an extremely drought tolerant plant for a chalk prairie. It provides nectar
for butterflies and seeds for songbirds.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Minimal