Helianthus microcephalus

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Helianthus microcephalus
Helianthus microcephalus.jpg
Small woodland sunflower
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Helianthus
Species: H. microcephalus
Binomial name
Helianthus microcephalus
Torr. & Gray[1]

Helianthus pallidus (Elliot) Farw.
Helianthus parviflorus Bernh. ex Spreng.[2]

Helianthus microcephalus is a perennial species of Helianthus also known as small woodland sunflower[1] or small-wood sunflower or small-head sunflower[3] or simply as woodland sunflower.[2] It is a native of Northern America, and is to be found growing in open woodlands.


  1. ^ a b Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). "PLANTS Profile, Helianthus microcephalus". The PLANTS Database. United States Department of Agriculture,. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  2. ^ a b Dr. Richard Wunderlin or Dr. Bruce Hansen (2006). "Helianthus microcephalus". Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. Institute for Systematic Botany. Retrieved 2008-04-14.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (1999-06-23). "Taxon: Helianthus microcephalus Torr. & A. Gray". Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 

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