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Verbesina helianthoides (Gravelweed)
Schwartzman, Steven

Verbesina helianthoides

Verbesina helianthoides Michx.


Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Synonym(s): Actinomeris helianthoides, Actinomeris helianthoides var. elliottii, Actinomeris helianthoides var. nuttallii, Actinomeris oppositifolia, Phaethusa helianthoides, Pterophyton helianthoides


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , TN , TX

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-01-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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