Genus: Helenium L.

Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Helenieae
Common names: sneezeweed
Genus number: 5469
Last updated: 06-Jan-2011
Accession Count: 67 (29 active, 20 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Bierner, M. W. 1972. Taxonomy of Helenium sect. Tetrodus and a conspectus of North American Helenium (Compositae). Brittonia 24:331-355.
  2. Bierner, M. W. 1978. The taxonomy of Helenium sect. Cephalophora (Asteraceae). Syst. Bot. 3:277-298. URL:
  3. Bierner, M. W. 1987. Taxonomy of Helenium sect. Actinea (Asteraceae). Sida 12:253-271.
  4. Bierner, M. W. 1989. Taxonomy of Helenium sect. Amarum (Asteraceae). Sida 13:453-459.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 15 September 2019.