Helianthus Or Sunflower As Flowers Of Plants
The genus of plants comprising about 70 species in the family Asteraceae, all of which are native to North America except three species in South America. The common name, "sunflower," also applies to the popular annual species Helianthus annuus, the common sunflower.
Artificial Helianthus Dead Helianthus Live Helianthus
Artificial Helianthus, Or Sunflower As A Flowering Plant

The common [fake] sunflower, whose round flower heads in combination with the ligules look like the sun. [from wikipedia]

Dead Helianthus, Or Sunflower, As A Flowering Plant

When the sunflower dies a season end, its center darkens and becomes the source of sunflower seeds.

Live Helianthus, Or Sunflowers, As Flowering Plants

Perennial sunflower species are not as common in garden use due to their tendency to spread rapidly and become invasive. The whorled sunflower, Helianthus verticillatus, was listed as an endangered species in 2014 when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final rule protecting it under the Endangered Species Act.[from wikipedia]

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