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Small Woodland Sunflower (Helianthus microcephalus)

Small Woodland Sunflower (Helianthus Microcephalus) http://www.sagebud.com/small-woodland-sunflower-helianthus-microcephalus/
Credit: carol | own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-1.0
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Helianthus Microcephalus, or more commonly know as Small Woodland 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 Microcephalus or Small Woodland Sunflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Helianthus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E) MI (PREX)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (small-headed sunflower) MI (small wood sunflower)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU-
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(NI) 3(FACU-*)




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