Georgia Southwestern State University Herbarium
Catalog #: 00001896
Secondary Catalog #: RAN11052
Taxon: Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.
Family: Asteraceae
Collector: Robert A. Norris   6386   
Date: 1991-10-17
Verbatim Date: Oct. 17, 1991
Locality: USA, Georgia, Sumter, S side of U. S. Hwy 280, ca. 2 mi. ESE of downtown Americus, Sumter Co. GA
32.037443  -84.169868 +-1330m.  WGS84
Habitat: Edge of open ROW beside highway
Substrate: Greenville sandy loam
Associated Species: Andropogon virginicus, Sorghastrum nutans, Rubus cuneifolius, Conyza canadensis, Hypericum,
Description: Inflorescences showy, in racemose arrangement (none paniculiform). Rays bright yellow. Disk similarly colored but somewhat darker and duller. Anthers blackish. Lvs. troughlike, slightly arcuate, ascending to widely divergent. They were a light, nonlustrous green to yellow-green, with a faint grayish cast (owing to short hairs). Stems similarly colored, some suffused with dull red-purplish below. Stems with sticky, resinous sap (this especially evident after drying). Extra specimens taken from midstem. Lower levs. withered. Hgts. ca. 4 to 6 ft.
Notes: Locally common and gregarious. (Introd. from farther west.) Repl. 9. This is page 1 of 2. See also Cat. #00001897.
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Record Id: ab9a729d-a336-4339-8a47-5441ef9b219f
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