Taxon  Report   4052    
Helianthus nuttallii  Torr. & A. Gray
Nuttall's sunflower
Helianthus nuttallii
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Helianthus nuttallii
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Helianthus nuttallii
© 1999 Larry Blakely
Helianthus nuttallii, 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 nuttallii
© 2013 Steve Matson
Genus: Helianthus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Helianthus nuttallii
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 23, 2019).