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Helianthus salicifolius

Family: Asteraceae

Common name: SUNFLOWER

Native to: South Central United States

Sentiment: false riches


Type: perennial

Form: erect

Max height: 9.8 feet

Max width: 3 feet


secondary color present, yellow




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -10 to +30 °F

Water: moist, regular