Helianthus pauciflorus subsp. pauciflorus
Family: Asteraceae
stiff sunflower,  more...
Helianthus pauciflorus subsp. pauciflorus image
Plants 80-200 cm. Leaves usually alternate distally; blades oblong-lanceolate to lance-ovate, 8-27 cm, apices acuminate. Flowering late summer-fall. Dry to moderately wet prairies, open places; 50-600+ m; Alta., B.C., Man., Ont., P.E.I., Que., Sask.; Ark., Conn., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kans., Ky., Maine, Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., Mont., Nebr., N.H., N.J., N.Dak., Okla., R.I., S.Dak., Tex., Vt., Va., Wis. Subspecies pauciflorus is introduced in Ontario, and probably in all eastern Canada.