All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Thin-leaved Sunflower</strong>
<em>Helianthus decapetalus</em><br> /Aster Family
The species name means "ten petals." I photographed this plant at Big South Fork in mid-August. Note the long, winged leaf stalks (petioles), they help different...
Thin-leaved Sunflower
Helianthus decapetalus
/Aster Family
The species name means "ten petals." I photographed this plant at Big South Fork in mid-August. Note the long, winged leaf stalks (petioles), they help differentiate this plant from other "DYCs" (*%$#[email protected] Yellow Composites).
Perennial
Where seen:Big South Fork NRRA, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Warriors' Path SP

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