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Helianthus schweinitzii (Schweinitz's sunflower)
Bloodworth, Stefan

Helianthus schweinitzii

Helianthus schweinitzii Torr. & A. Gray

Schweinitz's Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)


USDA Symbol: HESC3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

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



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q2B7
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (NC, SC)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-28
Research By: CBR

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