Wild Florida Photo - Helianthus angustifolius

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Helianthus angustifolius



Florida native


A frequent perennial of marshes, wet flatwoods and disturbed sites throughout most of Florida north of Lake Okeechobee. Present in all of the southeastern United States, west to Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri, north into Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New York.
Flowers are terminal on long slender stalks with 8 to 21 yellow ray florets, appearing in summer and fall. The disks are purple and flattened with yellow and/or reddish-brown florets. The rough, sessile, linear to lanceolate leaves are opposite low on the stem and alternate upward with revolute margins.

Helianthus angustifolius is a member of the Asteraceae - Aster family.

Other species of the Helianthus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  View  Helianthus debilis var. debilis - EAST COAST DUNE SUNFLOWER
  View  Helianthus debilis var. vestitus - WEST COAST DUNE SUNFLOWER
  View  Helianthus radula - RAYLESS SUNFLOWER
  View  Helianthus agrestis - SOUTHEASTERN SUNFLOWER