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Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides

Eastern Oxeye, Eastern Sunflower-everlasting, Smooth Oxeye,

Scientific Name:

Heliopsis helianthoides var. helianthoides

Genus:

Heliopsis

Species Epithet:

helianthoides

Common Name:

Eastern Oxeye, Eastern Sunflower-everlasting, Smooth Oxeye,

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June, July, August, September, October

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Forests, woodlands, woodland borders. Common in NC mountains and Piedmont.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Highly Recommended and Available

State Rank:

S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G_T_: Subspecies or Variety Rank (add status to NOTES section) (*Key)

Notes:

Global rank G5T5- secure

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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