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Wyethia helianthoides Nutt.
USDA Symbol: WYHE2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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
ID , MT , NV , OR , WY Native Distribution:
From central Oregon to southwestern Montana, northwestern Wyoming, and northern Nevada. Native Habitat:
Moist meadows in mountains. 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:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff