Hymenoxys richardsonii

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Hymenoxys richardsonii
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Bozeman, Montana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Hymenoxys
Species: H. richardsonii
Binomial name
Hymenoxys richardsonii
(Hook.) Cockerell 1904
  • Picradenia richardsonii Hook. 1833
  • Actinea richardsonii (Hook.) Kuntze
  • Actinella richardsonii (Hook.) Nutt.
  • Hymenoxys floribunda (A.Gray) Cockerell
  • Hymenoxys olivacea Cockerell

Hymenoxys richardsonii (common names pingue hymenoxys and pingue rubberweed) is a North American species of plants in the sunflower family. It is widespread across the western United States and western Canada from Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas north as far as Alberta and Saskatchewan.[3]



Among the Zuni people of New Mexico, a poultice of the chewed root applied to sores and rashes, and an infusion of the root is used for stomachache.[5]