Taxon  Report   4045 
Helianthus exilis  Gray
serpentine sunflower
Helianthus exilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Helianthus exilis
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Helianthus exilis
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Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.7 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helianthus
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS: accepted name: Helianthus bolanderi
 
 Information about  Helianthus exilis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (HEBO3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 22, 2014).

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