Venado Awnless Bushsunflower

Venado Awnless Bushsunflower


The Venado Awnless Bushsunflower was originally collected in Medina, Bee, Webb, and La Salle counties. The bright yellow flowers attract pollinating insects. It is sometimes consumed by wildlife such as white-tailed deer, and its bright yellow hue adds color to landscaping.

Beneficial insects are attracted to the flower, and white-tailed deer sometimes consume the leaves.


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Our Texas Natives are certified "Selected Texas Native Germplasm" by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Each variety is of a specific ecotype of its species that was locally sourced from counties in Texas.

Planting: Plant in early spring or late summer-early fall at a rate of 1.5-2 lbs. pure live seed (PLS) per acre at 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep

Soil: Common to sandy loam sites or gravelly soils on caliche ridges

Height: 1-3 feet

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Rio Grande Plains, Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, Coastal Sand Plains, southern Edwards Plateau, eastern Trans Pecos