Rayless Sunflower

Helianthus radula

"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.
Ray less sunflower - Helianthus radula Easely overlooked,but very beautiful. Geotagged,Helianthus radula,Summer,United States

Appearance

"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.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderAsterales
FamilyAsteraceae
GenusHelianthus
SpeciesH. radula