Helianthus strumosus, Woodland Sunflower

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It's easy to miss Woodland Sunflower. It's often glimpsed along woodland edges as you drive down a country road. It can be quite variable in form, sometimes with reddish stems with more or fewer yellow rays. It it often seen capturing morning or afternoon sun with shade during the heat of the day. This is a great choice to grow alongside White Snakeroot, Sweet Joe Pye Weed, Virginia Clematis, and Wild Beebalm.

Blooms: yellow, July into August

Height: 3-4 feet

Conditions: pt sun to pt shade, medium to moist-medium soils