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Helenium flexuosum Raf.
Sneezeweed, Purple sneezeweed

Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2006
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida

Family: Asteraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central United States south to central Florida in Hillsborough and Polk counties; then disjunct to southern Miami-Dade County, where apparently confined at present to Everglades National Park.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

Comments: See also, IRC’s report Vascular plant species of management concern in Everglades National Park (Gann 2015), page 181.

Other data on Helenium flexuosum available from :

Helenium flexuosum has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Everglades National Park Present Native

Helenium flexuosum has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Native

Helenium flexuosum has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Marl Prairie
Pine Rockland

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Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2006
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2006
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida
Helenium flexuosum
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 2013
In habitat, Everglades National Park, Florida