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False Sunflower, Rough Oxeye Heliopsis helianthoides

False Sunflower, Rough Oxeye Heliopsis helianthoides

Flores > Asterales > Asteraceae

Names in different Languages

GermanGarten-Sonnenauge
EnglishFalse Sunflower, Rough Oxeye
FrenchHéliopsis faux-hélianthe
SpanishFalso Girasol

Description

False Sunflower (Rough Oxeye; Smooth Oxeye; Heliopsis helianthoides) is a native high growing flower with yellow “petals”. In the wild, H. helianthoides can be found in woodland, prairies and along roadsides.

How to Identify

Tall plant with oval, dented leaves. Long yellow “petals” (ray flowers) and small disc flowers.

Where When to Spot

This flower is blooming late July and August and can be found in woodland, prairies and along roadsides. It is abundant in Park Champ des Possibles.

Photos

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Observations

Champ des Possibles, Montreal2021-09-19