Taxon  Report   4026    
Helenium autumnale  L.
Common sneezeweed
Helenium autumnale
© 2004 Nick Kurzenko
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Helenium autumnale
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Helenium autumnale
© 1996 Christopher L. Christie
Helenium autumnale, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Helenium autumnale
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Helenium
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Alkali Sink, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Heleniastrum autumnale
ICPN: Helenium montanum
ICPN: Helenium macranthum
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More information about  Helenium autumnale
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 23, 2019).