Secondary Catalog #:
Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.
Robert A. Norris 6386
Verbatim Date: Oct. 17, 1991
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
Edge of open ROW beside highway
Greenville sandy loam
Andropogon virginicus, Sorghastrum nutans, Rubus cuneifolius, Conyza canadensis, Hypericum,
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.
Locally common and gregarious. (Introd. from farther west.) Repl. 9. This is page 1 of 2. See also Cat. #00001897.
Record Id: ab9a729d-a336-4339-8a47-5441ef9b219f
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