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Wyethia helianthoides Nutt.
USDA Symbol: WYHE2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Stout, leafy, hairy stems grow from a cluster of basal leaves, and have at top a flower head with about 13 white or pale cream rays and a yellow disk.
This species, the only white-rayed Wyethia, often forms dense patches in low spots in valleys.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Time: May , Jun
, WY Native Distribution:
From central Oregon to southwestern Montana, northwestern Wyoming, and northern Nevada. Native Habitat:
Moist meadows in mountains.
National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| FACW || FACW |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
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:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff