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U.S. Forest Service

Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Helianthus schweinitzii, Schweinitz’s sunflower. Helianthus schweinitzii. Photo by Gary Kaufmann.

Helianthus schweinitizii habitat. Helianthus schweinitzii habitat, Piedmont longleaf pine. Photo by Gary Kaufmann.

Helianthus schweinitzii, Schweinitz’s sunflower, range map. Helianthus schweinitzii range map.

Helianthus schweinitzii, Schweinitz’s sunflower

Schweinitz’s sunflower is currently known from roadsides, power line clearings, old pastures, woodland openings, and other sunny to semi-sunny situations.

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.


  • Reduction in natural disturbance from fire and grazing by native herbivores
  • Residential and industrial development
  • Mining
  • Encroachment by exotic species
  • Highway construction and improvement
  • Roadside and utility right-of-way maintenance

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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