Taxon  Report   4323    
Inula helenium  L.
Elecampane inula
Inula helenium
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Inula helenium
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Inula helenium
© 2015 Richard Spellenberg
Inula helenium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Inula helenium
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Inula
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 19, 2019).