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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Helianthus ciliaris   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus ciliaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Helianthus ciliaris

 

COMMON NAME:
Texas Blueweed, Blueweed Sunflower


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Helianthus ciliaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus ciliaris   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Helianthus ciliaris

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3846

Forb
Perennial

Native: Southwest US

Habitat: Along streams and canals, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

This plant is causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Rays: Yellow
Disc: Reddish
Disc flowers bisexual & fertile/ Ray flowers pistillate but sterile
Inferior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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