Helianthella californica subsp. californica

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 21. Treatment on page 117. Mentioned on page 116.

Stems branched. Cauline leaves nearly all opposite; blades oblanceolate to narrowly lanceolate, (8–)12–40 mm wide. Heads borne singly or 2–3+. Cypselae almost wingless; pappi 0. 2n = 30.

Phenology: Flowering May–Jun.
Habitat: Open sites, ridges, grasslands
Elevation: 30–1000 m


Subspecies californica grows in the San Francisco Bay area and north to Mendocino and Glenn counties.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

William A. Weber +
A. Gray +
30–1000 m +
Open sites, ridges, grasslands +
Flowering May–Jun. +
in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. +
Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Enceliinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Engelmanniinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Spilanthinae +, Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Verbesininae +  and Undefined (tribe Undefined) subtribe Zinniinae +
Helianthella californica subsp. californica +
Helianthella californica +
subspecies +