Helianthus radula

rayless sunflower, stiff sunflower
Family

Asteraceae

Leaf Arrangement

opposite

Leaf Attachment

sessile

Leaf Type

cauline, simple

Leaf Shape

elliptic, ovate, rhombic

Growth Form

forb

Flower Color

brown, inconspicuous, purple, red

Flower Month

August - October

Milky Sap

No

Armed/Unarmed

Unarmed

Origin

native

Lifespan

perennial


Wetland Class

FAC

Field Characters

Disk flowers red-purple, brown. Ray flowers absent.

Habitat

Savannahs and pine barrens.