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Oxeye (Heliopsis helianthoides)

Image ID: 2013/oc18L

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Other common names: False Sunflower, Ox-Eye
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflower)
Height: 2 to 5 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 10 or more parts
Location: Oil Creek Trail
Date:  8/4/2013
Notes: A small forked pistil occurs at the base of each ray.
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