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California sunflower
Helianthus californicus
California sunflower Aster Family
Helianthus californicus Asteraceae
common name
  California sunflower
accepted scientific name
  Helianthus californicus DC.
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  Helianthus californicus (245)
family name
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.5 to 3. inches
Number of ray petals: 12 to 21
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed last week of April thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
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