BCP/Helianthus divaricatus


Helianthus divaricatus

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Profile for Helianthus divaricatus (Woodland Sunflower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Herbaceous forb
Flowers:Several to many wide, terminal capitula (flower heads), with bright yellow ray florets at the outside and maroon disc florets inside. Flowers are 5-8 cm across.
Foliage:Opposite, lanceolate.
Stem:To 2 meters
Growing Conditions:Open woods
Life Cycle: Perennial
Similar Plants:Helianthus microcephalus
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall

Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) July, August, September, October

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This page is a profile for the plant species Helianthus divaricatus, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.