Taxon  Report   11721    
Helenium amarum  (Raf.) H. Rock  var. amarum 
Helenium amarum var. amarum
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Helenium amarum var. amarum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California.

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Genus: Helenium
Parent: Helenium amarum
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Gaillardia amara
ICPN + PLANTS: Helenium tenuifolium
More information about  Helenium amarum var. amarum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).