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Bolivar Naturally

Silverleaf Sunflower

Helianthus argophyllus

Family: (Asteraceae) Sunflower

Habitat: Prairies

Height: 4-7 feet tall

Bloom Period: August - November

Description: Annual. Full sun. Soft downy foliage. Very easy to grow.

Propagation Tips: Self seeds freely.

The Wildlife Connection: Seeds are very important food source for many birds and other wildlife. Larval host for silvery checkerspot and bordered patch.

Silverleaf Sunflower
Silverleaf Sunflower

Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

Silverleaf Sunflower
Silverleaf Sunflower

Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

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