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Stiff Sunflower (Helianthus pauciflorus)

Stiff Sunflower (Helianthus Pauciflorus) http://www.sagebud.com/stiff-sunflower-helianthus-pauciflorus
Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. | An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 3: 480. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. | License: PD US
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Helianthus Pauciflorus, or more commonly know as Stiff 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 Pauciflorus or Stiff Sunflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Helianthus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)




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