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Beach Sunflower

Helianthus debilis

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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1 Comment

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 5 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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