Calflora
Taxon  Report   4040    
Helianthus annuus  L.
Common sunflower,  Hairy leaved sunflower, Sunflower
Helianthus annuus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helianthus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Helianthus annuus ssp. jaegeri
ICPN + PLANTS: Helianthus annuus ssp. lenticularis
PLANTS: Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus
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More information about  Helianthus annuus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEAN3)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2019).