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Taxon: Helianthus mollis Lam.

 
Genus: Helianthus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Nomen number: 27932
Place of publication: Encycl. 3:85. 1789
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 03-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 70 (28 active, 24 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • ashy sunflower  (Source: F Mich) - English
  • soft sunflower   - English
  • dunsolros  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, Ohio]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa (s.), Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.), Arkansas, Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Asteraceae&GenusID=Helianthus&SpeciesID=mollis)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • United States (Atlantic states)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Atlagic, J. 2004. Roles of interspecific hybridization and cytogenetic studies in sunflower breeding (Helia) 27:1-24.
  3. Atlagic, J. et al. 1995. Meiosis and pollen grain viability in Helianthus mollis, Helianthus salicifolius, Helianthus maximiliani and their F1 hybrids with cultivated sunflower (Euphytica) 81:259-263.
  4. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Herbaceous plants of Maryland. 1984 (HPl Mary)
  5. Chester, E. W. et al. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants. (Atlas Tenn)
  6. Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa The vascular plants of Iowa. 1994 (L Iowa)
  7. Faure, N. et al. 2002. Partial hybridization in wide crosses between cultivated sunflower and the perennial Helianthus species H. mollis and H. orgyalis Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 89:31-39.
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Gandhi, K. N. & R. D. Thomas Asteraceae of Louisiana. 1989 (Comp Louis)
  10. Georgieva-Todorova, J. 1984. Interspecific hybridization in the genus Helianthus L. Z. Pflanzenzücht. 93:265-279.
  11. Heiser, C. B., Jr. et al. 1962. Species crosses in Helianthus: I. Diploid species (Brittonia) 14:137-147.
  12. Heiser, C. B., Jr. et al. 1969. The North American sunflowers (Helianthus) Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 22(3):101-103.
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  14. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  16. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  17. Rogers, C. E. et al. 1982. Sunflower species of the United States 38.
  18. Schilling, E. E. et al. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships in Helianthus (Asteraceae) based on nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer region sequence data Syst. Bot. 23:177-187.
  19. Smith, E. B. Keys to the flora of Arkansas. (F Arkansas Key)
  20. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. (F WVa)
  21. Sujatha, M. & M. Lakshminarayana 2007. Resistance to Spodoptera litura (Fabr.) in Helianthus species and backcross derived inbred lines from crosses involving diploid species (Euphytica) 155:205-213.
  22. Tikhomirov, V. T. & P. V. Chiryaev 2005. Sources of resistance to diseases in original material of sunflower (Helia) 28:101-106.
  23. Timme, R. E. et al. 2007. High-resolution phylogeny for Helianthus (Asteraceae) using the 18S-26S ribosomal DNA external transcribed spacer Amer. J. Bot. 94:1837-1852.
  24. Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource). (Atlas SCarol)
  25. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  26. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)

Check other web resources for Helianthus mollis Lam. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27932. Accessed 18 December 2018.