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Helianthus hirsutus Raf.
Hairy sunflower, Rough Sunflower
USDA Symbol: hehi2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Hairy sunflower, H. hirsutus, only 12-18 inches tall with leaves finely toothed, up to 6 inches long, tapering from 2 inches wide at the base to a fine point at the end. Stems and leaves are bristly. Ray flowers are 1 inch long and yellow. Disk flowers are brownish to yellow.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WI , WV USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(I)
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0630
Collected Nov 5, 1993 in Bexar County by Mike Fox
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Record Modified: 2010-04-17
Research By: TWC Staff