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Maximilian Sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

Maximilian Sunflower (Helianthus Maximiliani) http://www.sagebud.com/maximilian-sunflower-helianthus-maximiliani
Credit: Britton, N.L., and A. Brown | An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. | License: PD USDA NRCS
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Helianthus Maximiliani, or more commonly know as Maximilian Sunflower, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Helianthus. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Helianthus Maximiliani or Maximilian Sunflower's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Helianthus
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Order: Asterales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(UPL) 3(UPL) 4(FACU) 5(UPL) 6(FACU-) 8(FACU) 9(UPL) 0(NI*)




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