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Helenium drummondii
Scientific classification
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Tribe:
Helenieae
Genus:
Helenium
Species:
H. drummondii
Binomial name
Helenium drummondii
Synonyms
  • Leptopoda fimbriata Torr. & A.Gray 1842, illegitimate homonym not (Michx.) Eaton 1829

Helenium drummondii is a North American perennial plant in the Sunflower Family, commonly known as fringed sneezeweed. It is native to the south- central United States, in eastern Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Helenium drummondii is an perennial herb up to 60 cm (2 feet) tall. Leaves are long, thin, and grass-like. One plant can usually produce only 1-3 flower heads. The head is spherical or hemispherical, with sometimes as many as 1000 yellow disc florets, plus 13-30 yellow ray florets. The species grows in bogs, swamps, and other wet places.

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