alpine sunflower


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Noun1.alpine sunflower - whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower headalpine sunflower - whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Tetraneuris, Tetraneuris - genus of hairy yellow-flowered plants of the western United States
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"At the height," says Gricoskie, "you can't walk ten steps without seeing a dozen different species." There are alpine forget-me-nots, fairy primrose, phlox, blue harebell, iris, alpine sunflower. There are snow buttercups, golden draba, alp lily, and sky pilot.