Sawtooth Sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus) can be distinguished from other Sunflowers by its red, smooth stems can be aggressive and may not be suitable for small landscape plantings. Can reach 6 feet or more but generally near 3 to 4 feet. Large yellow (sometimes whitish) flowers with serrated leaves.
Helianthus is from the Greek word helios meaning "sun" and anthos for "flower".
|Sun Exposure||Prairie, Savanna|
|Soil Moisture||Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic|
Summer, Fall August, September, October
|Max Height||8 feet|
|Seeds Per Packet||100|
|Seeds Per Ounce||15,000|
No medicinal or food uses reported.
Edible Uses: Unknown
Medicinal Uses: Unknown
Herbal Uses: Unknown