Taxon  Report   4048    
Helianthus maximilianii  Schrad.
Maximilian sunflower
Helianthus maximilianii
© 2011 Gina Darin
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Helianthus maximilianii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Helianthus maximilianii
© 2011 Gina Darin
Genus: Helianthus
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

More information about  Helianthus maximilianii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).