Helianthus salicifolius A.Dietr.
Family: Asteraceae
willow-leaved sunflower
Helianthus salicifolius image
Kurt Stüber  
Etymology: Helianthus: derived from two Greek words helios, "sun," and anthos, "flower," in reference to the sunflower's supposed tendency to always turn toward the sun
Plants: perennial forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive