Taxon: Helenium amarum (Raf.) H. Rock

 
Genus: Helenium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Helenieae
Nomen number: 104272
Place of publication: Rhodora 59:131, in adnot. 1957
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury, as Helenium tenuifolium)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Michigan, - Pennsylvania
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - District of Columbia, - Florida, - Georgia, - Louisiana, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  • Bierner, M. W. 1989. Taxonomy of Helenium sect. Amarum (Asteraceae) (Sida) 13:453-459.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. 1969 (F CubaLeon)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Long, R. W. & O. Lakela A flora of tropical Florida. 1971 (F TFla)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. 1959 (F CalifMunz)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
  • Rock, H. F. L. 1957. A revision of the vernal species of Helenium (Compositae) (Rhodora) 59:101-216.
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. 1977 (F Missouri)

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