Whorled Sunflower (Helianthus verticillatus)

Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Dec 15, 2013 6:29 AM

Discovered in 1892 and thought to be extinct until 1994 when rediscovered in Georgia. Known to exist in only four locations in West Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. It has been a candidate for listing as a federal endangered species since 1999.

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