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Lakeside Sunflower, Flatwoods Sunflower
|Life Span:||Short-lived perennial|
|Noted for:||Showy flowers|
|Recommended Uses:||Wildflower garden|
|Availability:||Native nurseries, Seed|
always floodedextremely dry
|(Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry)|
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Not wet but not extremely dry|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.|
|Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:||Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray|
|Soil or other substrate:||Organic material (muck), Sand|
|Soil pH:||Acid to neutral|
Birds and small mammals eat the seeds.
Primarily pollinated by bees. The goldenrod soldier beetle (a.k.a. leatherwing beetle(, Chauliognathus pensylvanicus is a goldenrod pollinator (FL Wildflower Foundation).
|Native Habitats:||Wet flatwoods, savannas, roadside ditches.|
Distribution and Planting Zones
Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures
|General Comments:||This species is rare. Please acquire only from reputable sources.|