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Ray less sunflower - Helianthus radula Easely overlooked,but very beautiful. Geotagged,Helianthus radula,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Ray less sunflower - Helianthus radula

Easely overlooked,but very beautiful.

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''Helianthus radula'' is a North American species of sunflower known by the common name rayless sunflower or pineland sunflower. It is native to the southeastern United States from eastern Louisiana to South Carolina.

''Helianthus radula'' grows in sandy, open woodlands such as pine barrens. It is an perennial herb up to 100 cm tall. One plant usually produces only one flower head, containing 0-8 yellow ray florets surrounding sometimes as many as 150 or more yellow or brown disc florets.

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Sep 17, 2022. Captured Sep 16, 2022 10:29 in FVWH+H5 Wedgefield, FL, USA.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/83s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm