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Western tickseed sunflower
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This showy, bushy plant features bright yellow sunflower-like flowers.

Unlike most true sunflowers, the leaves are deeply divided.

 

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Height: 4' tall, with some low-growing individuals found in woods

Frequency: Several plants found in sunny field.

Blooms: July and August.

Range: Prairie plant found in western counties of Indiana. Also reported from Ohio to Minnesota, south to Louisiana and east to Pennsylvania