Dune Sunflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (01/20/2012.) Scientific name is Helianthus debilis. Photo below was taken in Bradenton Beach, Manatee County, FL , on December 20, 2011. It is also known by the common names Beach Sunflower, Cucumberleaf Sunflower, East Coast Dune Sunflower, and Branching Sunflower . Go to the Dune Sunflower detail page for more photos and information.