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Helianthus salicifolius A. Dietr.
Willowleaf sunflower, Willow-leaved sunflower
USDA Symbol: HESA2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
IL , KS , MD , MO , NY , OK , TX , WI USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2012-05-12
Research By: TWC Staff