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Helianthus niveus

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Kingdom  Plantae
Genus  Helianthus
Higher classification  Sunflowers
Order  Asterales
Scientific name  Helianthus niveus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Sunflowers, Helianthus gracilentus, Daisy family, Helianthus bolanderi, Helianthus porteri

Helianthus niveus is a species of sunflower known by the common names showy sunflower and snowy sunflower. It is native to northern Mexico (Sonora, Baja California, Baja California Sur) and the southwestern United States (southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, western Texas.

Helianthus niveus is a taprooted annual or perennial sunflower growing to a maximum height over one meter (40 inches). The leaves are oval or lance-shaped, often with irregular lobes or teeth, and are covered in soft white hairs. The flower heads are fringed with 13-21 bright yellow ray florets up to 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) long surrounding a center of yellow to purple-red disc florets.

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Helianthus niveus Wikipedia


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