Sawtooth Sunflower

Helianthus grosseserratus


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July August September October

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  woodland edge

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Grows on disturbed areas, such as embankments. It is often found along roadsides, in young prairies and in weedy areas in the late summer. Look at the little disc flowers in the button on the second slide.

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Last Update: May 18, 1998