Calflora
Taxon  Report   4051    
Helianthus niveus  (Benth.) Brandegee  ssp. tephrodes  (A. Gray) Heiser
Algodones dunes sunflower,   Algodones sunflower
Helianthus niveus ssp. tephrodes, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found in Sonora, Mexico and Arizona.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
State of California status: Endangered.
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Observation Search
(85 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Asteraceae  
Genus: Helianthus
Parent: Helianthus niveus

Habitat: dunes

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSHelianthus tephrodes
More information about  Helianthus niveus ssp. tephrodes

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/25/2021).