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Marcus, Joseph A.
Helenium quadridentatum Labill.
Longdisk sneezeweed, Sneezeweed
USDA Symbol: HEQU
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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 CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: May bloom year round.
AL , FL , LA , MS , OK , PA , SC , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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
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Record Modified: 2011-04-12
Research By: TWC Staff