Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Helianthus ciliaris A.P. de Candolle
(Blueweed, Texas Blueweed)
Helianthus ciliaris is a short, rhizomatous sunflower with short yellow rays
and a brown disc. The leaves are blue-green and lanceolate. Large stands of Helianthus
ciliaris can become established in disturbed rangeland.
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Helianthus ciliaris, photo Russ Kleinman, McKinney Road, Tyrone, Oct. 3, 2007
Helianthus ciliaris, detail of inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Silver City, Nov. 11, 2007
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