Helianthus aggrestis

southeastern sunflower

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  

florida.plantatlas.usf.edu

Use this link to get more info about this plant from the USF Institute for Systematic Botany

Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: annual
Size: Height: 3-5 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      white
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Moist wildflower garden.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Seed
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic to neutral

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Pinelands, savannas, ruderal.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B

Other

Other Comments: This is Florida's only native annual sunflower