Helianthus annuus

ClassificationFlowering Plants
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
SpeciesHelianthus annuus L.
Common NameCommon sunflower
Growth HabitForb
Plant Notes**
C value 0
StatusNative, FAC- (NWPL)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Subspecies and Varieties

Not applicable or data not available.


SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Helianthus annuus subsp. jaegeri Helianthus annuus subsp. jaegeri (Heiser) Heiser  
Helianthus annuus subsp. lenticularis Helianthus annuus subsp. lenticularis (Dougl. ex Lindl.) Cockerell  
Helianthus annuus subsp. texanus Helianthus annuus subsp. texanus Heiser  
Helianthus annuus var. lenticularis Helianthus annuus var. lenticularis (Dougl. ex Lindl.) Steyermark  
Helianthus annuus var. macrocarpus Helianthus annuus var. macrocarpus (DC.) Cockerell  
Helianthus annuus var. texanus Helianthus annuus var. texanus (Heiser) Shinners  
Helianthus aridus Helianthus aridus Rydb.  
Helianthus lenticularis Helianthus lenticularis Dougl. Ex Lindl.  

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on an accession number to view full details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Elkhart, Howard, Marion, Miami, Tipton

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BUT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1938 - 2006

Accession No. (click for full details) County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
64363 Tipton 05 Aug 1942 Charles M. Ek
Helianthus annuus L.
64110 Elkhart 02 Sep 1942 Charles M. Ek
Helianthus annuus L.
57207 Howard 20 Sep 1938 Charles M. Ek
Helianthus annuus L.
77836 Marion 29 Sep 1946 J. E. Potzger
Helianthus annuus L.
154875 Marion 02 Sep 2006 P.A Scott
Helianthus L.
100152 Miami 17 Jul 1948 Reynolds
Helianthus annuus L.
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