Helianthus argophyllus Torr. & A.Gray

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    Helianthus argophyllus Torr. & A.Gray

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    NY Barcode: 02597496

    Occurrence ID: 6672a519-983c-461a-b44f-4c1af7af1532

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The Flora and Ethnobotany of Cat Island, Bahamas
Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium (MU)
Species	Helianthus argophyllus	Au: T, & G.
Family	Asteraceae / Compositae
Common Name Sunflower
Description Herb with Yellow ray and disk flowers. Leaves are a sea foam
green and pubescent.
Location/Habitat Dumphries settlement, found at Octavius King's house, on the west side of
the road. Cultivated.
Latitude	24°35’ 80” N	Longitude 75°38’ 82” W
Uses/Comments Often cultivated for its pretty flowers. Not previously listed as occurring
on Cat Island (Correll & Correll, 1982).
Collector(s) Laurel R. Richey
Collection No 00-819 Duplicates 3 Date June 30,2000
Plants Dried Using a Kerosene Heater
Vouchers for Laurel Richey's PhD Dissertation