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Wyethia helianthoides (Sunflower mule-ears)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Wyethia helianthoides

Wyethia helianthoides Nutt.

Sunflower mule-ears

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s):

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 Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
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Bloom Information

Bloom Time: May , Jun

Distribution

USA: ID , MT , NV , OR , WY
Native Distribution: From central Oregon to southwestern Montana, northwestern Wyoming, and northern Nevada.
Native Habitat: Moist meadows in mountains.

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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