Maximilian sunflower


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Maximilian sunflower

n.
A sunflower (Helianthus maximilianii) of eastern and central North America having folded leaves at the mid-stem and large yellow flower heads.

[After Prince Maximilian Alexander Philipp von Wied-Neuwied (1782-1867), Prussian naturalist and explorer.]
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Sunflower (Helianthus annuus), the highly productive annual oilseed crop, can be hybridized with several perennial species in its genus, including Maximilian sunflower, rigid-leaf sunflower (H.