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Digital Herbaria

Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius

Helianthus debilis Nutt. ssp. cucumerifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) Heiser

Cucumberleaf Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius

Cucumber-Leaf Sunflower


Location: Northwest corner of Wolfeton Way & Myrtlewood--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Common. Dry, alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Taprooted annual to 80 cm, much branched. Stalks purple-mottled. Leaves alternate & opposite; dentate, 4 x 6 cm. Petioles 55 mm. Inflorescence terminal on 55 cm peduncle, solitary. Rays 15+, 7 x 20 cm. Disk 15 mm dia.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 12, 1987
Specimen number: 120

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0383B
Accession Date: May 25, 1993
Accession Number: 24

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