Maximilian sunflower, Max sunflower
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
USDA Symbol: HEMA2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Location: On N R.O.W. of Hwy 46, .81 km E of US Hwy 281.
Habitat: Full sun. Damp, rocky, limestone soil. Dense colony.
Description: Stout perennial, 1+ m tall. Several stems, erect, in clump from woody crown of shallow, but stout root. Much branched terminally. Leaves alternate, lanceolate, acuminate both ends, sessile, entire, about 2x15 cm. Heads in terminal racemes. Rays yellow, 3 cm long; disk brown flowers 1 cm+ long.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 6, 1990
Specimen number: 400
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0589
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1993
Accession Number: 44
Originally identified as found in Bexar county.