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Helianthus verticillatus
Whorled Sunflower

Project Contacts:

  • Cooper Breeden, Southeastern Grasslands Institute

  • Jennifer Mandel, University of Memphis

  • Caitlin Elam, Tennessee Division of Natural Areas

  • Anne Ballentine, Memphis Botanic Garden


  • Only occurs in degraded habitats on marginal private land

  • Small populations and risk of inbreeding


  • Genetic research

  • Seed collection, propagation and outplanting

  • Surveys

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