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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Heliomeris multiflora var. multiflora
Heliomeris multiflora Nutt. var. multiflora
Showy false goldeneye, Showy goldeneye
Synonym(s): Viguiera multiflora
USDA Symbol: HEMUM
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The perennial showy false goldeneye is sometimes woody at the crown, with several slender, 1-2 ft. stems bearing narrow leaves and yellow, sunflower-like flowers.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
, WY Native Distribution:
w. to e. CA Native Habitat:
Dry slopes, plains & mt. clearings
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seeds have a prolonged afterripening of 10-12 months. After afterripening requirements are satisfied, germination is moderate at cool temperatures. No treatment necessary.
Commercially Avail: yes
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff