Helianthus ciliaris DC.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HECI
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
DistributionUSA: AZ , CA , CO , IL , KS , NE , NM , NV , OK , TX , UT
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1077 Collected 2007-08-15 in Presidio County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Helianthus ciliaris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthus ciliaris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthus ciliaris
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-12-28
Research By: TWC Staff