Taxon  Report   4047 
Helianthus gracilentus  A. Gray
Slender sunflower
Helianthus gracilentus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
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Helianthus gracilentus
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Helianthus gracilentus
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Helianthus gracilentus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Helianthus gracilentus
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Helianthus
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2016).

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