Helianthus angustifolius

swamp sunflower; narrow-leaved sunflower

Asteraceae (Compositae)

wildlife plant   wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 5-8 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Plant as a buffer along the edge of wetlands, in a swale, or any other open wet site. Forms clusters of plants up to 6 ft wide.
Propagation: Seed or division of a cluster. Seeds are available through the Florida Wildflowers Growers Cooperative.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant   wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Flatwoods, marsh edges, cutthroat seep.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B