Tag Archives: Sunflower

#NPOD: Small Woodland Sunflower #Nativeplants

Small Woodland Sunflower – Native Plant of the Day 11/23/2016

Photo from 11/25/2009.  Location: Walker County, GA.
More photos / info at the Helianthus microcephalus detail page.

Small Woodland Sunflower, Small-headed Sunflower - Helianthus microcephalus

Small Woodland Sunflower, Small-headed Sunflower – Helianthus microcephalus

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#NPOD: Jerusalem Artichoke #Nativeplants

Jerusalem Artichoke – Native Plant of the Day 10/07/2016

Photo from 10/04/2012.  Location: Walker County, GA.
More photos and information go to the Helianthus tuberosus detail page.

Jerusalem Artichoke, Jerusalem Sunflower, Sunchoke, Girasole - Helianthus tuberosus

Jerusalem Artichoke, Jerusalem Sunflower, Sunchoke, Girasole – Helianthus tuberosus

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Common Sunflower – Helianthus annuus – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

Common Sunflower, a native species, has been added to the USWildflowers database (09/19/2016.) Scientific name is Helianthus annuus.  Photo below was taken in Ellis County, KS on Aug 24, 2016. Go to the Common Sunflower detail page for more information and photos.

Common Sunflower, Kansas Sunflower, Mirasol - Helianthus annuus

Common Sunflower – Helianthus annuus

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Jerusalem Artichoke is Blooming in Walker County – #Nativeplants

We’ve been driving past some nice stands of Jerusalem Artichoke – Helianthus tuberosus – in various places in Walker county over the past week or so.  This morning was a nice foggy morning, so I took advantage of the soft light so, hoping to get some added interest from the dew, and headed out to a nearby patch with my camera.

Jerusalem Artichoke - Helianthus tuberosus - Colony

Jerusalem Artichoke – Helianthus tuberosus – Colony

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Dune Sunflower – Helianthus Debilis – Added to USWildflowers’ Database

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.

Dune Sunflower, Beach Sunflower, Cucumberleaf Sunflower, East Coast Dune Sunflower, Branching Sunflower - Helianthus debilis

Dune Sunflower, Beach Sunflower, Cucumberleaf Sunflower, East Coast Dune Sunflower, Branching Sunflower - Helianthus debilis