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Sunflower Mule-Ears (Wyethia helianthoides)


Wyethia Helianthoides, or more commonly know as Sunflower Mule-Ears, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Wyethia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Wyethia Helianthoides or Sunflower Mule-Ears's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Wyethia
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 8(FACU) 9(FACW)

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