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Purple-headed Sneezeweed

Helenium flexuosum

Description:

3 lobed yellow ray flowers, plant is approximately 3 feet tall, dark purple-maroon colored disc, with grooved slightly hairy stem.

Habitat:

Found growing on the roadside of an old open field that is mowed twice per year.

Notes:

Sadly, the day after this photo was taken, this plant was mowed down. I'm very happy to have seen it in its glory, but sad it is now chopped down.

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Ohio, USA

Lat: 38.95, Long: -83.76

Spotted on Jun 23, 2018
Submitted on Jul 2, 2018

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