Taxon  Report   4050    
Helianthus niveus  (Benth.) Brandegee  ssp. canescens  (A. Gray) Heiser  
(no longer an active name)
Gray desert sunflower,  Showy sunflower
Helianthus niveus ssp. canescens, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Helianthus
Parent: Helianthus niveus
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Helianthus petiolaris ssp. canescens

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Helianthus canescens
PLANTS: Helianthus canus
PLANTS: Helianthus petiolaris var. canescens
NOTE: Helianthus niveus ssp. canescens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Helianthus niveus ssp. canescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Jun 03, 2020).