Texas blueweed

Helianthus ciliaris

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Helianthus ciliaris is a species of sunflower known by the common names Texas blueweed and yerba parda.

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Other common names for the Texas Blueweed are Blueweed or yerba parada. The scientific name is Helianthus ciliaris. It grows in 10 states - California, Arizona, New mexico, Texas, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, Kansas, Washington, and Illinois. It looks a lot like a sunflower. It grows up to 3 feet tall.

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  1. (c) Richard Reynolds, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/667505
  2. Adapted by kristen_himm from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helianthus_ciliaris
  3. (c) kristen_himm, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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