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Taxon: Helenium flexuosum Raf.

 
Genus: Helenium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Helenieae
Nomen number: 316706
Place of publication: New Fl. 4:81. 1838
Link to protologue:
Comment: place of publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 3 (3 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • purplehead sneezeweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • hélénie nudiflore  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • hélénie nudiflore  (Source: ICAW) - French
  • Purpur-Sonnenbraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (as Helenium nudiflorum); potential seed contaminant (as Helenium nudiflorum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine (w.), Massachusetts, Michigan (s.), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma (e.), Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Asteraceae&GenusID=Helenium&SpeciesID=flexuosum), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds (ICAW)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  6. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  7. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  8. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow) The vascular flora of Ohio. (F Ohio)
  9. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  10. Rock, H. F. L. 1957. A revision of the vernal species of Helenium (Compositae) (Rhodora) 59:210.
  11. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)

Check other web resources for Helenium flexuosum Raf. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316706. Accessed 15 November 2018.