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Silverleaf Sunflower (Helianthus argophyllus)


Silverleaf Sunflower

Silverleaf Sunflower images: Winnie Burkett.
Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

Alternate Names: Silverleaf Sunflower

Family: (Asteraceae) Sunflower

Habitat: Prairies

Height: 4-7 feet tall

Bloom Period: August - November

Description: Annual. Full sun. Soft downy foliage. Very easy to grow.

Propagation Tips: Self seeds freely.

The Wildlife Connection: Seeds are very important food source for many birds and other wildlife. Larval host for silvery checkerspot and bordered patch

Silverleaf Sunflower

 

 
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