Helianthus annuus L. Sunflower
Sp.Pl. 2:904-905 (1753)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 14 May 1997

Erect, woody annual, herb, (0.3-)0.6-3 m high. Fl. yellow, Aug to Dec or Jan to Apr. Weed of habitation, roadsides & waste land in dry places.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth, Recherche, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bayswater, Bunbury, Canning, Cockburn, Coolgardie, Dandaragan, Esperance, Fremantle, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Northampton, Perth, Shark Bay, Toodyay.