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Helianthus porteri

Helianthus porteri (A. Gray) Pruski

Porter's sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Heliomeris porteri, Viguiera porteri

USDA Symbol: HEPO3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Linear
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous , Scabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Base: Cuneate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow


USA: AL , GA , NC , SC

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:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Helianthus porteri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthus porteri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthus porteri


Record Last Modified: 2013-07-02
Research By: SET

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