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Helianthus nuttallii (Nuttall's sunflower)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Helianthus nuttallii

Helianthus nuttallii Torr. & A. Gray

Nuttall's Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HENU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MN , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , ON , QC , SK

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Helianthus nuttallii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helianthus nuttallii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helianthus nuttallii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-02-02
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