Taxon  Report   4044    
Helianthus cusickii  A. Gray
Cusick's sunflower
Helianthus cusickii
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Helianthus cusickii
© 2015 John Doyen
Helianthus cusickii
© 2008 Matt Below
Helianthus cusickii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Helianthus cusickii
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Helianthus
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Helianthus cusickii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 16, 2019).