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)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: Vacant land W of Nachogdoches Rd. & S of Spring St.--San Antonio
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.
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