Calflora
Taxon  Report   4025    
Helenium amarum  (Raf.) H. Rock
Yellow sneezeweed,  Yellowdicks
Helenium amarum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Helenium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Gaillardia amara
More information about  Helenium amarum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HEAM)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2020).