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Longleaf Sunflower (Helianthus longifolius)

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Helianthus Longifolius, or more commonly know as Longleaf Sunflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Helianthus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Helianthus Longifolius or Longleaf Sunflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Georgia and North Carolina.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Helianthus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 2(FAC)




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