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Helianthus mollis Lam.
Ashy sunflower, Downy sunflower
Synonym(s): Helianthus mollis var. cordatus
USDA Symbol: HEMO2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
The Ashy Sunflower is an erect plant which grows 2–6 feet tall, branched in the upper part. The leaves and stems are covered with rough hairs. Leaves are opposite, 2–5 inches long, half as wide, and sharply toothed. Flower heads are 3–5 inches across, with 15–25 yellow ray flowers, deeply veined, about 2 inches long. The numerous disc flowers are also yellow.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
, WV Canada: ON
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Toadshade Wildflower Farm
- Frenchtown, NJ
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Stengl Biological Research Station
- Smithville, TX
Record Last Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff