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Helianthus decapetalusHelianthus decapetalus

ten-petaled sunflower, thin-leaved sunflower

Photograph(s) by*: BZ

Characteristics

Height: 1.5-5'
Flowers: Jul.-Oct.; yellow
Fruit: capsule

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Sandy

Habitat

fields, moist bottomlands, stream banks, roadsides

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Butterfly Songbird *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/287.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004