OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Helianthus agrestis   FAMILY Asteraceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus agrestis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Helianthus agrestis

 

COMMON NAME:
Southeastern Sunflower


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image of Helianthus agrestis, Southeastern Sunflower

Keith Bradley    kab_h_agrestis_4678

October    Collier County    FL

Ray florets, about 12. Disc florets, 50+; anthers dark, appendages dark, per Flora of North America.

image of Helianthus agrestis, Southeastern Sunflower

Keith Bradley    kab_h_agrestis_4681

October    Collier County    FL

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Helianthus agrestis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Helianthus agrestis   FAMILY Asteraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Helianthus agrestis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3971

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: floodplain marshes, mucky areas in pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Achene

 

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