Maximilian Sunflower




Maximilian Sunflower

Sunflower Family : Asteraceae

Latin Name: Helianthus maximiliani
Longevity: Perennial
Season: Warm
Origin: Native
Value: Wildlife – good
Livestock – good

Growth 2-8 feet tall, flowers August to September. Sometimes forms extensive colonies, the leaves often fold lengthwise to form a down-curving trough. This plant is a desirable range plant that is palatable and nutritious for livestock during the early stages of growth. It also produces a heavy crop of seed that is excellent wildlife food. The tuberous root of this plant was eaten raw or cooked by Native Americans. Adapted to low moist areas, waste areas, roadsides, and rocky prairies, often in sandy soils.


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Weight1 lbs
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