Helenium autumnale, Yellow sneezeweed

Helenium autumnale, Yellow sneezeweed
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  • Item #: PP41
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Average well drained soil:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Erosion Control:
  • FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands:
  • Flood Tolerant:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Herbaceous plant:
  • High Wildlife Value:
  • Hummingbirds:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Part - Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
  • Part Sun - Part Shade :
  • Perennial:
  • Pollinator support:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Songbirds:
  • Wildflower:
  • Full Sun:
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Botanic Name (s):        Helenium autumnale        

Common Name(s):   Common sneezeweed                                                              

Mature height :1.5-6ft

Mature spread:3-6ft

Bloom Color:Golden yellow

Bloom Time:July-November

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun    Part Shade    Full Shade

Soil moisture:     Average    Moist      Wet

Soil Ph:               4-7.5                  

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Sandy soil, coarse texture                                                                                          

Native Habitat:           Woods, swamps, riverbanks, alluvial thickets, meadows, ditches          

Notes:           Tolerates wet areas, showy flowers, herbal uses, despite name does not cause sneezing, nae refers to medicinal useof dried plant parts for snuff.                         

Fragrant          Erosion Control           Edible Parts     Flood Tolerant                                                   

Average Wildlife Value:      Beneficial Insects          Butterflies               Hummingbirds     Songbirds                       

FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands                                                                 

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions   

Native Wildflower

Native perennial

Native Herbaceous Plant

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