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Helianthus nuttallii ssp. nuttallii

Helianthus nuttallii Torr. & A. Gray ssp. nuttallii

Nuttall's Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Helianthus fascicularis, Helianthus nuttallii ssp. canadensis, Helianthus nuttallii ssp. coloradensis


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep


USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , KS , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OK , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , ON , 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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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