Taxon  Report   4049 
Helianthus niveus  (Benth.) Brandegee
Desert sunflower,  Showy sunflower, Silver leaved sunflower
Helianthus niveus
© 1998 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
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Helianthus niveus
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Helianthus niveus, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

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Helianthus niveus
© 2007 Len Blumin
Genus: Helianthus
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Oct 21, 2016).

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