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Genus: Helianthella

Helianthella Species in
Family: Asteraceae

Eight to ten species of perennials from western North America. They are tufted to clump-forming often with long-stalked basal leaves. The erect, more or less leafy stems bear usually solitary, daisy-like flowerheads similar to those of Helianthus.


The smaller species described here are reasonably showy and suitable for the larger rock garden. Ordinary soil and a sunny site are required. Propagation by seed or division in spring.