Eastern United States south to Martin, Glades, and Lee counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Map of suggested ZIP codes from South Florida north to southern Brevard, Osceola, Polk, and Pasco counties.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Attracts native bees and other beneficial insects. Provides seeds and insects for birds.
We are currently adding data for this species. If you would like to contribute to the development of this species account, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday
page. See a 2019 post on the Treasure Coast Natives
blog on why sunflowers bend.