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Connecticut Plants
Woodland Sunflower
Helianthus divaricatus L.

This is a very common sunflower in partly shady places.

  • Family: aster (Asteraceae)
  • Habitat: sparse woods, dry thickets
  • Height: 2-6 feet
  • Flower size: 1-1/2 to 3 inches across
  • Flower color: yellow
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Origin: native
Helianthus divaricatus L.