Taxon: Helianthus debilis Nutt.

 
Genus: Helianthus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Heliantheae
Nomen number: 70328
Place of publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7:367. 1841
Name Verified on: 08-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: pest resistance for sunflower (based on the development of lines for resistance to Orobanche, fide Helia 32:69. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of sunflower (based on evidence of hybridization with H. annuus, fide Proc Nat Acad Sci 87:593. 1990)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Florida, - Louisiana, - Mississippi

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : United States

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