Lakeside Sunflower (Helianthus carnosus)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 12 - 24 inches (rarely to 36 inches)
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Hoverflies
Bees
Conservation status: Endangered (EN)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Endangered
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