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Beach Sunflower

Helianthus debilis


A sprawling perennial, naturally occuring along beaches and sandy coastal areas. Always blooming in warm weather, and reseeds itself freely.


Subtropical Gulf Coast from Texas to Florida, and Atlantic Coast in Florida.


In the same genus as the familiar giant sunflower. This plant is valuable for dune protection and beach erosion control.

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Hema 6 years ago

good info!

Dunedin, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.06, Long: -82.83

Spotted on Jul 29, 2010
Submitted on Jul 29, 2010

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