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Helianthus annuus
Helianthus annuus
Common Name: Common Sunflower
Native to dry plains, prairies, meadows and foothills in the western U. S., Canada and northern Mexico, this sunflower is a coarse, hairy, leafy, fast-growing annual that grows on stiff upright stalks. The species is a somewhat weedy plant that is now commonly seen growing along roads, in fields and in waste areas west of the Mississippi River. This is the state flower of Kansas. In mid to late summer, plants feature showy three to six inch wide flowers with orange-yellow rays and brown to purple center disks. Leaves are rough, large, and ovate to triangular, sometimes to 12" long.
Height: 3-10 Feet
Spread: 18-36 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-10