Tag Archive: Sunflower

Rayless Sunflower

Fall is a wonderful season for viewing wildflowers and there are many flower colors brightening our landscapes and roadsides. Amongst all the color there is one wildflower, the Rayless sunflower (Helianthus radula) that may not be nearly as showy but is very interesting in the landscape. Flower heads have disk flowers but no rays. Photo …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/10/27/rayless-sunflower/

Florida Wildflowers: Narrowleaf Sunflower

In the midst of your September strolls through natural Florida, you may come across this native beauty, the narrowleaf sunflower, Helianthus angustifolius. Another common name is swamp sunflower. I found this gorgeous patch in the photo close to the shore of Apalachicola Bay. It occurs throughout Florida and north throughout much of the eastern United …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/09/23/florida-wildflowers-narrowleaf-sunflower/