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Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius (Cucumberleaf sunflower)
Cressler, Alan

Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius

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

Cucumberleaf Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Helianthus cucumerifolius, Helianthus debilis var. cucumerifolius

USDA Symbol: HEDEC2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Deltoid , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Flower:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: CT , FL , GA , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , NC , NH , PA , RI , SC , TX , VA , VT , WV
Native Habitat: Open areas, sandy soils.

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0383A Collected May 12, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0383B Collected May 12, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe

2 specimen(s) available in the Digital Herbarium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-06-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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