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Tuesday - January 10, 2006

From: Santa Fe, NM
Region: Southwest
Topic: Seed and Plant Sources
Title: Source for photo of Helianthus nuttallii
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

I need a photo of Helianthus nuttallii. Can you help me?

ANSWER:

Unfortunately, we don't have a photo of Helianthus nuttallii, Nuttall's Sunflower, in the Native Plants Database on the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center web page; but, you can find a photo in the USDA Plants Database that you can download. You can also find more photos on the Internet by "Googling" on 'Helianthus nuttallii' and then selecting "Images" from the menu at the top of the page.
 

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