Helenium quadridentatum Labill.
Longdisk sneezeweed, Sneezeweed
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HEQU
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.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: May bloom year round.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0404 Collected Jun 6, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
BibliographyBibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Helenium quadridentatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helenium quadridentatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helenium quadridentatum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-04-12
Research By: TWC Staff