Helianthus mollis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyAsteraceae
Family (Traditional)Asteraceae
GenusHelianthus
SpeciesHelianthus mollis Lam.
Common Nameashy sunflower
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
C value
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fulton (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Hart (KY), Hickman (KY), Jefferson (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Metcalfe (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Oldham (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Benton (TN), Blount (TN), Bradley (TN), Coffee (TN), Davidson (TN), Dickson (TN), Franklin (TN), Hardeman (TN), Haywood (TN), Henderson (TN), Henry (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Knox (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), McMinn (TN), McNairy (TN), Madison (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Roane (TN), Rutherford (TN), Scott (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Warren (TN), Weakley (TN), Williamson (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1897 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100262284 Metcalfe Kentucky 26 Aug 1997 Ronald L. Jones
8234
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262250 Lewis Tennessee 11 Aug 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6613
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262318 Grayson Kentucky 09 Sep 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5402
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262227 Fulton Kentucky 28 Sep 1982 Raymond Athey
4735
EKY
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230447 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230444 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230415 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230411 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230435 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230436 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230445 Weakley Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230448 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230433 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230432 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230431 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
31234100262235 Trigg Kentucky 29 Jul 2010 Landon McKinney
11-169
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262243 Meigs Tennessee Henry R. DeSelm
197
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262193 Edmonson Kentucky 15 Sep 1997 Ronald L. Jones
8260
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262276 Edmonson Kentucky 20 Aug 1972 W. Meijer
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262292 Marshall Kentucky 24 Aug 1979 Raymond Athey
4439
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262201 Edmonson Kentucky 10 Aug 1925 H. Garman
EKY
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230439 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0210348 Rutherford Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230408 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230423 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0210346 Davidson Tennessee A. Gattinger
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230418 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230420 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230404 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230421 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230397 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230413 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230409 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230438 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0232342 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230400 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230414 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230399 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230406 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230403 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0232343 Logan Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230402 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230446 Williamson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230442 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230410 Hardeman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230425 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230417 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230441 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230437 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230434 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230396 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
31234100262300 Logan Kentucky 05 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3552
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262219 Christian Kentucky 16 Sep 1993 Landon E. McKinney
6037
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262268 Dickson Tennessee 11 Aug 1990 Ronald L. Jones
6605
EKY
Helianthus mollis
31234100262185 Ballard Kentucky 11 Aug 1974 Raymond Athey
2892
EKY
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230419 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
UCHT007838 Marshall Kentucky 24 Aug 1979 Raymond Athey
4439
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
APSC0116288 Logan Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025151 Bradley Tennessee 21 Oct 2010 Dwayne Estes
11806
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0048704 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0045653 Logan Kentucky 20 Aug 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230429 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0232340 Ballard Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230426 Madison Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230407 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230401 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230440 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230443 Warren Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230430 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230405 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230412 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230422 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230427 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0232341 Hardin Kentucky
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230428 McMinn Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230424 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
TENN-V-0230416 Hickman Tennessee
TENN
Helianthus mollis
APSC0092915 Montgomery Tennessee 28 Aug 2017 Mason Brock
1831
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0091802 Jefferson Kentucky 19 Aug 1961 Charles Gunn
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025158 Trigg Kentucky 05 Aug 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0071356 Hardin Kentucky 01 Oct 1989 Max Medley
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0087226 McCracken Kentucky 28 Sep 1984
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0081176 Christian Kentucky 11 Aug 1979 John MacGregor
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025154 Dickson Tennessee 07 Aug 1986 Kevin H. Souza
86-515
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025163 Montgomery Tennessee 28 Aug 1972 Edward W. Chester, James Edward Chester, Bonnie M. Chester
2556
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025156 Montgomery Tennessee 09 Oct 1949 R. E. Shanks, Frank Woods, Alfred Clebsch
APSC 860
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0045646 Calloway Kentucky 04 Aug 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025153 Stewart Tennessee 23 Aug 1984 Edward W. Chester
84-363
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0122123 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025162 Henry Tennessee 11 Aug 1979 Edward W. Chester
4187
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0077250 Warren Tennessee 01 Aug 1987 Max E. Medley
17655-87
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0067548 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0032751 Wilson Tennessee 20 Aug 1972 Jerry and Carol Baskin
1536
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0091805 Meade Kentucky 26 Aug 1949
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0091801 Jefferson Kentucky 19 Aug 1961 Charles Gunn
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0092916 Montgomery Tennessee 28 Aug 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0116221 Christian Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Max Medley
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025160 Dickson Tennessee 07 Sep 1979 Edward W. Chester
4264
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0116289 Calloway Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0121505 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0104887 Christian Kentucky 28 Jul 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025157 Trigg Kentucky 02 Aug 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025159 Lyon Kentucky 16 Jul 1986 Edward Chester
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0091800 Jefferson Kentucky 30 Aug 1943 P.A. Davies
APSC
Helianthus mollis
HTTU003421 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Helianthus mollis
HTTU003423 Kentucky
HTTU
Helianthus mollis
HTTU003422 Kentucky
HTTU
Helianthus mollis
UCHT029210 Marshall Kentucky
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
UCHT029211 Marshall Kentucky
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
APSC0091803 Oldham Kentucky 08 Aug 1957 James Matthews
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0116286 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025161 Montgomery Tennessee 21 Aug 1979 Edward W. Chester
4209
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0079003 Hart Kentucky 28 Aug 1982 Max Medley
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0080737 Muhlenberg Kentucky 01 Aug 1981 Hal Bryant
APSC
Helianthus mollis
APSC0025152 Montgomery Tennessee 19 Aug 1951 Floyd Brown, A. J. Sharp, Alfred Clebsch
13072
APSC
Helianthus mollis
UCHT029208 Marshall Kentucky
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
N/A Sumner Tennessee 17 Aug 1897 H. Eggert
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
UCHT029212 Marshall Kentucky
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
UCHT029209 Marshall Kentucky
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
N/A Tennessee A. Gattinger
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
UCHT036429 Marshall Kentucky
UCHT
Helianthus mollis
UOS00977 Franklin Tennessee 16 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Helianthus mollis
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Helianthus mollis - Ashley B. Morris
Helianthus mollis - Ashley B. Morris
Helianthus mollis - Ashley B. Morris
Helianthus mollis - Ashley B. Morris
Helianthus mollis - Ashley B. Morris
Helianthus mollis - Ashley B. Morris
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Dwayne Estes
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Joey Shaw
Helianthus mollis - Sunny Fleming
Helianthus mollis - Sunny Fleming
Helianthus mollis - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus mollis - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus mollis - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus mollis - Tara Littlefield
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell
Helianthus mollis - Theo Witsell