Maximilian sunflower (Helianthus maximiliani)

Aster family (Asteraceae) | Wildflowers and Herbs plant group | Also known as Narrow-leaved sunflower
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These sunflowers have 12-21 showy yellow ray flowers (petal-like parts) that are approximately 1.5 inches long and surround the brownish disk flowers in the center.

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These sunflowers have 12-21 showy yellow ray flowers (petal-like parts) that are approximately 1.5 inches long and surround the brownish disk flowers in the center.
Did You Know?
Maximilian sunflowers can grow quite tall and are often between 5 and 7 feet in height. A natural rubber is found in the plant that the USDA indicates "qualifies the plant as a natural source of industrial raw materials".
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