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Helianthus microcephalus

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, neutral, average, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 4'-6'

Bloom Time: August, September

Bloom Color: yellow

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, clumping, colonizing, cut flowers, drought tolerant, naturalizing

Helianthus microcephalus (small woodland sunflower)
  • Helianthus microcephalus (small woodland sunflower)
  • Helianthus microcephalus (small woodland sunflower)

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Description

Helianthus microcephalus

Also known as:

small woodland sunflower

,

small-headed sunflower

,

small wood sunflower

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MD

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae Aster family
Genus Helianthus sunflower
Species Helianthus microcephalus small woodland sunflower