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Helenium amarum

Helenium amarum (Raf.) H. Rock

Yellow Sneezeweed, Bitterweed, Yellow bitterweed, Yellowdicks, Slender-leaved sneezeweed, Fine-leaved sneezweed, Yellow dog-fennel

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: HEAM
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Helenium amarum

Sneeeze-Weed

Asteraceae

Location: Vacant land W of Nachogdoches Rd. & S of Spring St.--San Antonio
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Open, level, grassy area w/many other herbaceous species. This one in many extensive colonies.

Description: Erect, much branched annual to 40+ cm tall. Taproot short. Leaves alternate, strictly linear, to 8 cm long. Heads numerous, terminal. Disk & ray flowers yellow. Plant odoriferous/bitter. Rays 13-14, blunt, 3-toothed.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 11, 1990
Specimen number: 394

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0585
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44

Annotations: SCXRB

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