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Read more about Maximilian Sunflower at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Asterales
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Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_h_maximilianii
The 10-25 ray flowers each 1.0-1.6" long. The disc yellow, 0.6-1.0" wide, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_h_maximilianii_2
Perennial 2-10' tall. The inflorescence tends to be long, with several heads, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
Richard and Teresa Ware rtw_h_maximilianii_3b
Leaves conduplicate & entire, usually with only a single prominent main vein, per Weakley's Flora (2012).