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1. Any of several New World herbs of the genus Helenium of the composite family, having yellow to red-purple rayed flower heads.


(Plants) any of several American plants belonging to the Asteraceae family, so called because of the allergic reaction they produce in humans and animals



any of several composite plants of the genus Helenium, the flowers of which cause sneezing.
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Noun1.sneezeweed - any of various plants of the genus Helenium characteristically causing sneezingsneezeweed - any of various plants of the genus Helenium characteristically causing sneezing
genus Helenium, Helenium - genus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweeds
autumn sneezeweed, Helenium autumnale - North American perennial with bright yellow late summer flowers
Helenium hoopesii, orange sneezeweed, owlclaws - stout perennial herb of western United States having flower heads with drooping orange-yellow rays; causes spewing sickness in sheep
Helenium puberulum, rosilla - a sneezeweed of southwestern United States especially southern California
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants: determination of threatened status for Virginia Sneezeweed (Helenium virginicum) a plant from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Commonly known as sneezeweed because it used to be dried for snuff, it likes to be in a bright and sunny position in well-enriched moist soil.
Commonly known as sneezeweed because it used to be dried and used as snuff, it's a plant with straightforward requirements.
It features a multicolored 'Autumn Beauty' sunflower, which is surrounded by 'Big Bear' sunflowers, orange Mexican sunflowers, golden sneezeweed, white feverfew, rosemary, and 'Green Tails' amaranth.
12 (2013) (listing endangered and threatened wildlife and plants to include the Alabama beach mouse, Arizona cliff-rose, California tiger salamander, Colorado hookless cactus, Florida panther, Hawaii akepa, Northern Idaho ground squirrel, Kentucky cave shrimp, Louisiana black bear, Oregon chub, Mississippi sandhill crane, Michigan monkey-flower, Missouri bladderpod, Tennessee yellow-eyed grass, Texas blind salamander, Utah prairie dog, Virginia sneezeweed, and Wyoming toad).
Sneezeweed (Helenium) varieties include Ruby Tuesday (copper red); Double Trouble (the first double yellow) and Chelsey (bright red with yellow flecks).