Helenium amarum
Family: Asteraceae
bitter-weed, narrow-leaved sneezeweed, yellow-dicks
Helenium amarum image
Robert Bierman  
Helenium amarum image
Botancial Illustration  
Etymology: Helenium: said to be named by Linnaeus after Helen of Troy, according to the legend that these flowers sprang up from the ground where her tears were supposed to have fallen
Plants: annual forb
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
Helenium amarum image
Botancial Illustration  
Helenium amarum image
Robert Bierman  
Helenium amarum image
Helenium amarum image