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Wild Sunflower

WILD SUNFLOWER or OX-EYE
Heliopsis helianthoides Composite Family Compositae
June - September Infrequent
Description: From 2 to 5 feet tall, Not a true sunflower. Leaves are short arrowhead shaped, toothed, attached in pairs to a smooth stem. There is a smooht leafed and rough leafed variety. Both ray and disk flowers form seeds differing from the true sunflower.

Location: Woodlands openings,  thickets, river banks
 
 
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