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Lakeside Sunflower (Helianthus carnosus)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: FL
  • Nature Serve ID: 148293
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Lakeside Sunflower (Helianthus carnosus) located in the wild?

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Lakeside Sunflower can be found in Florida

Which CPC Partners conserve Lakeside Sunflower (Helianthus carnosus)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Bok Tower Gardens holds 5 accessions of Helianthus carnosus totalling approximately 1025 seeds.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

A Florida endemic, with 19 known occurrences, located in Flagler and St. Johns counties. Populations are decreasing due to drainage of habitat for agriculture and residential construction.

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Taxon Helianthus carnosus
Authority Small
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 2192
ITIS 36624
Duration Perennial
Common Names Lake-side Sunflower | Lakeside Sunflower
Associated Scientific Names Helianthus carnosus
State Rank
State State Rank
Florida S1S2
Ecological Relationships


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