Helianthus pauciflorus (Helianthus rigidus)
$4.25 – $7.95
Soil: Mesic(Medium) to Dry(Xeric)
Flowers: Composite, Daisy-like
This plant has very beautiful, bright golden flowers. The flowers are attractive to butterflies and beneficial insect and the seeds are attractive to birds. This plant is good for an upland prairie restoration project.
Food Uses: Oil from sunflower seeds can be used for cooking, and soap making.
Other Uses: pollinator plant
More Info: Rhizomatous roots are aggressive.
Name: Helianthus is literally sunflower in Greek.