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Plant Details

Helianthus schweinitzii

Schweinitz's sunflower

Scientific Name:

Helianthus schweinitzii

Common Name:

Schweinitz's sunflower

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

5

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

September - October

Bloom Area:

Piedmont

State Rank:

S1 - 1-5 Extant Populations - Critically imperiled in NC because of extreme rarity or because of some factor(s) making it especially vulnerable to extirpation (local extinction) from NC (*)

Global Rank:

G3 - 21-100 Extant Populations - Rare or uncommon in the world (*)

State Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*)

Plant in Bloom

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Blooms

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Trena McNabb

Closeup of Blooms

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Trena McNabb

Buds & Leaves

Rough on top & smooth on the bottom

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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