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Helenium microcephalum
smallhead sneezeweed Aster Family
Helenium microcephalum Asteraceae
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common names
  smallhead sneezeweed
  littlehead tarweed
accepted scientific name
  Helenium microcephalum DC.
rules for finding collection records
  Helenium microcephalum (213)
  Helenium ooclinium (2)
family name
  Asteraceae
Image Author: ©2015 Richard Spellenberg
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Many petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Number of ray petals: 7 to 13
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of April thru 1st week of September

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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Wikimedia Commons (1)
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