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Vick, Albert F. W.
Helianthus decapetalus L.
Thinleaf sunflower, Ten-petaled sunflower, Thin-leaved sunflower, Pale sunflower
USDA Symbol: hede
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
AL , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV Canada: NB
, QC Native Habitat:
Woodland,Forest Edge USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
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:
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Record Modified: 2009-02-18
Research By: TWC Staff