Helenium puberulum DC.
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Synonym(s): Helenium decurrens
USDA Symbol: HEPU2
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.
From the Image Gallery
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: May bloom March to November.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
National Wetland Indicator Status
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Helenium puberulum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Helenium puberulum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Helenium puberulum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-04-12
Research By: TWC Staff