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Digital Herbaria

Helianthus maximiliani

Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.

Maximilian Sunflower, Max Sunflower

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

USDA Symbol: HEMA2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Helianthus maximiliani

Maximilian Sunflower


Location: On N R.O.W. of Hwy 46, .81 km E of US Hwy 281.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Comal
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

Annotations: SCXXC Originally identified as found in Bexar county.

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