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Typical inventory plug

Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 8 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Helianthus decapetalus

Ten petaled sunflower

This tough plant has yellow flowers that bloom mid-summer. Does best in moist to dry soils in partial shade to full sun. Rhizomatous and reseeds abundantly. 


5 ft


3 ft

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Helianthus decapetalus Characteristics


  • Partial Shade to Full Sun

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Flowering Months

  • July
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

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