Taxon  Report   4026 
Helenium autumnale  L.
Common sneezeweed
Helenium autumnale
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
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Helenium autumnale
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Helenium autumnale
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
Helenium autumnale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Helenium autumnale
© 2004 Nick Kurzenko
Genus: Helenium
Sagebrush Scrub, Alkali Sink, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Heleniastrum autumnale
ICPN: Helenium montanum
ICPN: Helenium macranthum
ICPN: Helenium latifolium
ICPN: Helenium huronense
ICPN: Helenium grandiflorum
ICPN: Helenium edwardsianum
ICPN: Helenium canaliculatum
ICPN: Helenium autumnale var. parviflorum
ICPN: Helenium autumnale var. montanum
ICPN: Helenium autumnale var. grandiflorum
ICPN: Helenium autumnale var. fylesii
ICPN: Helenium autumnale var. canaliculatum
ICPN: Helenium altissimum
ICPN: Helenium parviflorum
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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