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Helenium pinnatifidum (Southeastern sneezeweed)
Smith, R.W.

Helenium pinnatifidum

Helenium pinnatifidum (Nutt.) Rydb.

Southeastern Sneezeweed

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Helenium incisum, Helenium vernale


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: 12-30 inches in height.
Fruit: Fruit is a cypsela (pl. cypselae). Though technically incorrect, the fruit is often referred to as an achene.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , FL , GA , NC , SC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
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.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-27
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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