Taxon: Heliopsis helianthoides (L.) Sweet

Genus: Heliopsis
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 70331
Place of publication: Hort. brit. ed. 1:487. 1826
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid 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: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Western Canada: Canada Manitoba, Saskatchewan

  • Naturalized

  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Northern Europe: Denmark
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island
    • Western Canada: Canada British Columbia

  • Cultivated


  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Allred, Kelly W. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography. (L New Mex)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)


Check other web resources for Heliopsis helianthoides (L.) Sweet :


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image