Taxon  Report   4029    
Helenium bigelovii  A. Gray
Bigelow's sneezeweed,  Sneezeweed
Helenium bigelovii
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Helenium bigelovii
© 2019 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Helenium bigelovii
© 2014 James Gonsman
Helenium bigelovii, 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 bigelovii
© 2018 David Wolfson
Genus: Helenium
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 2.9; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Heleniastrum bigelovii
ICPN: Heleniastrum occidentale
ICPN: Heleniastrum rivulare
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More information about  Helenium bigelovii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 20, 2019).