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Helenium quadridentatum (Longdisk sneezeweed)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Helenium quadridentatum

Helenium quadridentatum Labill.

Longdisk sneezeweed, Sneezeweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HEQU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The genus is thought to have been named by Linnaeus for Helen of Troy. The legend is that the flowers sprung up from the ground where her tears fell.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: May bloom year round.

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , LA , MS , OK , PA , SC , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0404 Collected Jun 6, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

Additional resources

USDA: Find Helenium quadridentatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helenium quadridentatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helenium quadridentatum

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2011-04-12
Research By: TWC Staff

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