Helenium puberulum

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Asterids Asterales Asteraceae Heliantheae Helenium

Helenium puberulum flower mosquitoRosila or Sneezeweed

The name “Sneezeweed” derives from people using members of the genus to make snuff and induce sneezing. It didn’t make me sneeze when I stood near it.

Seen blooming at the upper stream crossing on the west fork of Cold Spring trail in July.

Helenium puberulum plant

Helenium puberulum flower mosquito
Mosquito sucking nectar.

Helenium puberulum flower

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