Helianthus occidentalis

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

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

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Time: August, September

Bloom Color: yellow, orange

Leaf Color: green

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

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

Helianthus occidentalis (fewleaf sunflower)
  • Helianthus occidentalis (fewleaf sunflower)
  • Helianthus occidentalis (fewleaf sunflower)

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Description

Helianthus occidentalis

Also known as:

fewleaf sunflower

,

western sunflower

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, OH, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Threatened: 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 occidentalis fewleaf sunflower