Willowleaf Sunflower (Helianthus salicifolius)

  • Willowleaf Sunflower (Helianthus Salicifolius)
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  • Willowleaf Sunflower (Helianthus Salicifolius)
    Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 3: 479. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD US Government

Helianthus Salicifolius, or more commonly know as Willowleaf 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 Salicifolius or Willowleaf Sunflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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