Helianthella californica subsp. nevadensis

(Greene) W. A. Weber

Phytologia 85: 20. 1999.

Basionym: Helianthella nevadensis Greene Bull. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 89. 1885
Synonyms: Helianthella californica var. nevadensis (Greene) Jepson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 117. Mentioned on page 116.

Stems not branched. Cauline leaves mostly alternate; blades oblong-lanceolate to lance-linear, (10–)20–45 mm wide. Heads usually 2–3+, seldom borne singly. Cypselae winged; pappi of 2 ± subulate scales plus 0–4 shorter scales.

Phenology: Flowering Apr–Jul.
Habitat: Meadows, open forest, chaparral
Elevation: (200–)600–2300+ m


Subspecies nevadensis grows in the Sierra Nevada and in the Cascade Range.

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Lower Taxa