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Vick, Albert F. W.
Helianthus decapetalus L.
Thinleaf sunflower, Ten-petaled sunflower, Thin-leaved sunflower, Pale sunflower
Synonym(s): Helianthus scrophulariifolius, Helianthus tracheliifolius
USDA Symbol: HEDE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
, WV Canada: NB
, QC Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Sandy
BenefitUse Wildlife: Birds, Butterflies, Bees
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Birds , Butterflies
Larval Host: Silvery Checkerspot, Painted Lady
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Record Last Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff