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Wild sunflower

Scientific Name
Helianthus sp.
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Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Asterales: Asteraceae )
Reliability
High
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Seed Project
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as achene or seed unit)

Description

Achene appendages: Hairs and bristles

Achene Colour: Mottled

Achene Length: 4 - 7mm

Achene Sculpture: Striate

Achene Shape: Tear drop shaped

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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
21/05/2012 02:50 AEST
Last Updated
17/01/2013 11:54 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Wild sunflower (Helianthus sp.) Updated on 1/17/2013 11:54:30 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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