Wildflowers of New York

elecampane

A photographic collection and brief reference to help identify Wildflowers found in New York

Elecampane
- Inula helenium

Daisy Family

Naturalized alien with a long history of medicinal and culinary uses and the root is still used to prepare herbal remedies

Found: open moist areas (field guides say partial shade but I always find it in full sun)
Height: 2 - 6 feet
July - Sept bloom time

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