Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Sawtooth Sunflower

Sawtooth Sunflower

Helianthus grosseserratus

Full sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerant of a wide range of soils including clay, circumneutral pH.  4 feet height, blooms late summer and fall, yellow flowers, spreads aggressively by rhizomes and slowly by seed.

Germination Code:  C(30)

Native Region:  Only occurs in Shelby, Carroll, Henderson, Chester, Van Buren, Scott, Meigs, and Hamblen counties

Can be weedy and invasive.  Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

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